C Moe Merkel #23
Age: 26 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
11/08/2027
C MOE MERKEL #23 - AGE: 26 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
123 409 111 32 2 4 38 22 60 .271 .315 .389 0 2.4
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 5 6 5 7
Gap 6 7 6 7
Power 4 4 3 4
Eye 4 4 3 7
Avoid K's 7 7 6 8
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 1 1
Errors: - 4 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: 4
Bunt for Hit: 2
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
10/01/2027 ARL Win, 8-5 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
09/28/2027 HAR Loss, 3-4 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
09/25/2027 @ ARL Win, 7-4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
09/24/2027 @ ARL Win, 7-4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/23/2027 SA Loss, 2-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/21/2027 SA Loss, 3-5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/20/2027 SA Win, 6-0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
09/19/2027 NO Win, 2-1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/18/2027 NO Loss, 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/17/2027 NO Win, 6-4 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 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:220 lbs
Local Popularity:Very Popular
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$510,000
Signed Through:2027 Season
Major Service:1 Year, None
Service This Yr:184 Days
40-Man Service:1 Year, None
Pro Service:5 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2022, 2nd Pick in Round 1(Supp.)
PLANETARY EXTREME BASEBALL ALLIANCE 2027 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 123 409 111 32 2 4 38 41 22 60 .271 .315 .389 .704 .293 .117 94
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 120 449 5 5 0 21 11 2 159 38 0 0 0.0 44.7 3.63 2.4  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   118 36 7 1 3 18 13 8 15 1 4 3 .305 .362 .458 .819
Versus Right   291 75 25 1 1 20 27 14 45 1 7 2 .258 .295 .361 .656
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   59 21 7 0 1 8 5 2 6 0 2 0 .356 .377 .525 .902
May   68 18 8 0 1 8 5 5 9 0 2 0 .265 .315 .426 .742
June   74 24 9 1 1 8 14 5 18 0 5 2 .324 .383 .514 .896
July   65 12 1 1 0 4 4 6 7 2 1 1 .185 .257 .231 .488
August   78 20 4 0 0 6 5 3 13 0 1 2 .256 .301 .308 .609
September   63 16 3 0 1 4 7 0 6 0 0 0 .254 .254 .349 .603
October   2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
All-Star Game   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Spring Training   16 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 2 1 .375 .474 .375 .849
Career   409 111 32 2 4 38 41 22 60 2 11 5 .271 .315 .389 .704
Home   194 55 18 0 2 18 23 8 22 1 7 0 .284 .310 .407 .718
Road   215 56 14 2 2 20 18 14 38 1 4 5 .260 .319 .372 .691
Grass   392 106 31 2 4 36 39 19 57 2 11 5 .270 .311 .390 .701
Turf   17 5 1 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 0 .294 .400 .353 .753
Day   127 28 8 2 3 14 15 6 19 0 4 1 .220 .261 .386 .647
Night   282 83 24 0 1 24 26 16 41 2 7 4 .294 .339 .390 .729
As Starter   406 111 32 2 4 38 40 22 58 2 11 5 .273 .317 .392 .709
As Reliever / Substitution   3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Close/Late   95 20 6 0 1 5 6 4 20 0 7 1 .211 .250 .305 .555
Inning 1-3   120 38 13 0 1 11 18 7 17 2 0 2 .317 .359 .450 .809
Inning 4-6   154 42 11 2 2 18 14 8 20 0 3 2 .273 .317 .409 .726
Inning 7-9   128 30 8 0 1 8 8 7 19 0 6 0 .234 .274 .320 .594
Extra Innings   7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 2 1 .143 .250 .143 .393
0 Outs   135 34 9 2 1 5 23 5 21 0 11 2 .252 .289 .370 .659
1 Outs   154 43 11 0 2 18 12 10 21 2 0 1 .279 .323 .390 .713
2 Outs   120 34 12 0 1 15 5 7 18 0 0 2 .283 .333 .408 .742
Scoring Position   112 25 8 0 1 31 5 9 14 2 4 2 .223 .288 .321 .609
Bases Empty   223 67 19 2 1 1 30 11 38 0 0 3 .300 .342 .417 .759
Runner on 1st   74 19 5 0 2 6 5 2 8 0 7 0 .257 .276 .405 .682
Runner on 2nd   32 4 2 0 0 3 0 5 3 0 1 1 .125 .263 .188 .451
Runner on 3rd   13 5 0 0 1 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 .385 .400 .615 1.015
Runner on 1st & 2nd   36 9 2 0 0 5 3 0 5 0 3 0 .250 .250 .306 .556
Runner on 1st & 3rd   10 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 .300 .300 .500 .800
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   10 2 2 0 0 6 0 2 2 1 0 0 .200 .308 .400 .708
Bases Loaded   11 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .182 .308 .182 .490
Two Strikes   165 39 13 1 2 13 17 9 60 1 0 0 .236 .274 .364 .638
First Pitch   77 19 6 0 1 5 7 0 0 0 6 2 .247 .266 .364 .629
Count 0-1   40 15 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 1 1 .375 .390 .525 .915
Count 0-2   29 5 2 1 0 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 .172 .172 .310 .483
Count 1-0   47 14 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 .298 .320 .383 .703
Count 1-1   31 11 2 0 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 .355 .355 .516 .871
Count 1-2   43 5 2 0 0 0 4 0 20 0 0 0 .116 .116 .163 .279
Count 2-0   10 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Count 2-1   32 9 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 .281 .281 .375 .656
Count 2-2   51 13 4 0 1 7 5 0 18 1 0 0 .255 .250 .392 .642
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   7 2 0 0 0 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 .286 .643 .286 .929
Full Count   42 16 5 0 1 6 6 9 10 0 0 0 .381 .490 .571 1.062
Behind in Count   112 25 10 1 0 6 12 0 32 0 1 1 .223 .230 .330 .560
Ahead in Count   96 27 5 1 0 7 7 13 0 1 4 2 .281 .375 .354 .729
Batting 7th   11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 .091 .167 .182 .348
Batting 8th   28 5 0 0 0 2 2 4 9 0 1 1 .179 .303 .179 .482
Batting 9th   370 105 31 2 4 36 38 18 48 2 9 3 .284 .321 .411 .731
Low Leverage   178 49 14 0 2 12 15 13 27 1 2 4 .275 .337 .388 .724
Medium Leverage   152 50 16 2 2 19 22 7 16 1 2 0 .329 .356 .500 .856
High Leverage   78 12 2 0 0 7 3 2 17 0 7 1 .154 .185 .179 .365
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 94 2.4
Total PEBA 123 409 111 32 2 4 38 41 22 5 2 60 0 0 .271 .315 .389 .704 103 94 2.4
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 +1.8 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 +2.0 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 +0.8 1.039 8 69 16 23.2
TOTAL C 598 568 4328 233 18 4597 36 .992 5109.0 8.03 +8.5 1.041 36 353 111 31.4
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.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year 2B Rank
2027 32 9
Year SH Rank
2027 11 7
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