Melvin Dorta

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11" /160


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Melvin Dorta MLB Career Stats

19 .211 0 0 0 .513

Melvin Dorta Bio

  • Full Name: Melvin A. Dorta
  • Born: 1/15/1982 in Valencia, Venezuela
  • High School: Colegio Teresiano, VEN
  • Debut: 7/21/2006
  • Last Game: 10/1/2006
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MLB Career Stats 19 3 4 0 0 0 .211 .250 .513


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Melvin Dorta Stats

*Since 2006

Melvin Dorta Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Melvin Dorta Statcast Events


Melvin Dorta Awards

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Harrisburg EAS
2006 Harrisburg EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Harrisburg EAS

Melvin Dorta Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 14, 2013 Washington Nationals signed free agent 2B Melvin Dorta to a minor league contract.
November 14, 2013 2B Melvin Dorta assigned to Harrisburg Senators.
November 4, 2013 2B Melvin Dorta elected free agency.
September 16, 2013 Harrisburg Senators activated 2B Melvin Dorta from the 7-day disabled list.
March 29, 2013 2B Melvin Dorta assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Syracuse Chiefs.
March 18, 2013 Melvin Dorta assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
March 4, 2013 Washington Nationals signed free agent 2B Melvin Dorta to a minor league contract.
November 6, 2010 2B Melvin Dorta elected free agency.
July 26, 2010 Lehigh Valley IronPigs activated 2B Melvin Dorta from the 7-day disabled list.
July 18, 2010 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed 2B Melvin Dorta on the 7-day disabled list. Sprained right thumb.
April 15, 2010 2B Melvin Dorta assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Phillies.
April 4, 2010 Melvin Dorta assigned to Reading Phillies from Philadelphia Phillies.
March 1, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 3B Melvin Dorta to a minor league contract.
November 9, 2009 3B Melvin Dorta elected free agency.
May 16, 2009 3B Melvin Dorta assigned to Norfolk Tides from Bowie Baysox.

Melvin A. Dorta Bio Info

Melvin A. Dorta...hails from Guscara, VEN...was born in nearby Valencia, VEN...attended Colego Teresiano. 2006 Made solid first impression with the Nationals after playing above Double-A for the first time in 8-year pro career...combined to hit .270 with 36 stolen bases for Triple-A New Orleans and Double-A Harrisburg and earn first big league cup of coffee...Nationals purchased contract from Harrisburg July 21...made major league debut that night vs. CHI as a pinch runner in the 8th inning...was thrown out trying to steal first big league at-bat the next day, lined out to Aramis Ramirez as a pinch hitter...was optioned to Harrisburg July 23...after being outrighted July 26, had contract purchased August 22 and remained with the Nationals the remainder of the season...appeared in 13 games (2 starts).
Game-By-Game Highlights: Recorded first big league hit in first big league start (SS), the 2nd game of a September 1 twinbill vs. ARI...beat out an infield single off former teammate Livan Hernandez in the 2nd inning...went 2-for-4.
In Minor Leagues: Established career highs in hits (117), runs and stolen bags (36) at 2 minor-league levels...16 doubles also matched career high...led all Nationals minor leaguers with 36 stolen .270, tied for 6th in Nationals minor-league system in batting...for 2nd straight season, led the EL in strikeout frequency (fanned once every 13.0 at-bats)...was named EL mid-season All-Star as a utility player...posted 3 hits, a homer and 2 RBI in Triple- A debut on August 23 at Iowa...with Harrisburg, ranked 4th in EL in stolen bases with 33...posted season-best 4 hits on June 2 at Binghamton...pitched in one game for the Senators...allowed 4 runs in 1.0 inning on May 21 vs. Akron.
2005 Eclipsed the 100-game plateau for the first time as a professional...posted career highs with 3 triples, 11 home runs and 50 RBI in 2nd season with Harrisburg...played every position except pitcher and catcher...paced the EL in strikeout frequency (fanned just once every 10.0 at-bats)...finished 4-for-4 with 2 RBI, May 11 at Altoona...went 4-for-4 with a double, homer and one RBI on June 22 vs. Norwich. 2004 Advanced to Double-A for the first time and hit .261 with 15 stolen bases in 71 games with Harrisburg...went 20-for-46 (.435) with 4 doubles,2 triples and 7 RBI during season-best 11-game hitting streak, May 31-June 10...appeared most frequently at 3B (33 games), followed by 2B (28), SS (4) and LF (4). 2003 Reached 20 stolen-base plateau for the first time, but struggled at the plate, batting .216 in 86 games with Single-A Sarasota of the Florida State League...was Sarasota's primary 2B...closed strong, batting .311 in 13 August contests...hit .300 (12-for-40) with runners in scoring position and 2 outs. 2002 Batted .257 in first foray in the Florida State League...played only 2B...notched 3 straight 2-hit efforts, April 4-6. 2001 In first season on US soil, combined to hit .318 (67-for-211) for Augusta of the Single-A South Atlantic League and BOS' Rookie-level GCL entry...began season in GCL and posted multi-hit efforts in 11 of 21 games...went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI in US debut on June 21 at GCL Twins...hit .408 in the GCL before being promoted to South Atlantic League on July 23...went 1-for-6 in first 2 SAL games, then posted a 10-game hitting streak, July 25-August 5...hit .378 (14-for-37) during the 10-gamer.