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Portrait of Joe Thurston

Joe Thurston 2BDodgers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
7 384 .226 .305 .323 .229 -0
Birth Date9-29-1979
Height5' 11"
Weight225 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2002 LAN 22 8 15 13 1 6 1 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 .462 .429 .538 .378 2.3 0.0 0.2
2003 LAN 23 12 11 10 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .170 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0
2004 LAN 24 17 18 17 1 3 1 1 0 6 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 .176 .167 .353 .186 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1
2006 PHI 26 18 20 18 3 4 1 0 0 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .278 .215 1.0 0.0 0.1
2008 BOS 28 4 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .079 -1.6 0.1 -0.1
2009 SLN 29 124 307 267 27 60 17 4 1 88 33 56 3 1 3 25 4 2 .225 .316 .330 .232 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1
2011 FLO 31 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .250 .250 .183 0.3 -0.0 0.0
Career1843843373476205110935675342752.226.305.323.2290.3-0.3-0.0

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1999 YAK A- 0 325 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SBR A+ 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SBR A+ 0 624 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 JAX AA 134 616 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LAN MLB 8 15 .378 .258 .346 .422 .267 .462 97 1.9 0.4 0 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2
2002 LVG AAA 136 631 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LAN MLB 12 11 .170 .242 .319 .381 .243 .222 92 -1.1 0.3 0 -0.0 0.4 -0.3 -0.0 -0.3 -0.0
2003 LVG AAA 132 606 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LAN MLB 17 18 .186 .243 .310 .406 .250 .231 96 -1.5 0.5 0 -0.1 -0.0 -1.0 -0.1 -1.0 -0.1
2004 LVG AAA 101 360 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COH AAA 29 118 .232 .262 .335 .402 .247 .258 94 -3.9 3.7 -0.2 -1.3 -2.7 -1.5 -0.3 -1.5 -0.3
2005 LVG AAA 84 286 .248 .277 .349 .445 .270 .302 110 -3.6 8.1 -0.4 5.6 -1.9 1.4 0.6 1.4 0.6
2006 PHI MLB 18 20 .215 .258 .340 .436 .274 .250 92 -1 0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.1 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2006 SWB AAA 127 544 .277 .260 .329 .392 .258 .301 92 9.6 15.0 -0.7 -1.9 3.8 29.5 2.7 29.5 2.7
2007 REA AA 4 17 .269 .271 .359 .413 .267 .286 114 0.2 0.5 0 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.1
2007 OTT AAA 129 572 .291 .260 .330 .395 .260 .319 92 19 16.8 -1.3 2.8 0.3 33.6 3.5 33.6 3.5
2008 BOS MLB 4 9 .079 .289 .368 .440 .272 .000 113 -1.8 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -1.6 -0.1 -1.6 -0.1
2008 PAW AAA 126 575 .292 .264 .331 .406 .265 .343 89 20.4 17.4 -1.6 6.1 0.7 32.9 3.8 32.9 3.8
2009 SLN MLB 124 307 .232 .258 .329 .418 .262 .280 92 -9.2 8.8 0.7 -0.3 0.3 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1
2010 GWN AAA 131 512 .251 .259 .329 .403 .251 .289 101 -5 15.5 0.8 6.7 -0.8 10.5 1.6 10.5 1.6
2011 FLO MLB 1 4 .183 .268 .330 .405 .267 .333 92 -0.3 0.1 0 -0.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2011 NWO AAA 126 526 .299 .282 .352 .440 .266 .340 93 24.2 16.3 -0.9 0.3 -0.6 35.5 3.4 35.5 3.4
2012 LEH AAA 11 37 .293 .240 .320 .345 .247 .208 96 1.4 1.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2012 ROC AAA 15 49 .132 .255 .324 .379 .249 .097 98 -7.1 1.5 -0.1 1.9 0.7 -5.1 -0.3 -5.1 -0.3
2012 LAR Wnt 45 195 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1999 SBR A+ 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 YAK A- 325 48 79 10 3 0 32 27 34 27 18 .285 .391 .343 .058 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SBR A+ 624 97 167 31 8 4 70 56 61 43 25 .303 .385 .410 .107 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 JAX AA 616 80 145 25 7 7 46 48 65 20 18 .267 .334 .377 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LVG AAA 631 106 196 39 13 12 55 25 60 22 9 .334 .370 .506 .172 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LAN MLB 15 1 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 .462 .429 .538 .077 .378 2.3 0.0 0.2
2003 LVG AAA 606 77 156 27 6 7 68 31 48 1 12 .290 .343 .401 .112 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LAN MLB 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .000 .170 -0.3 -0.0 -0.0
2004 LVG AAA 360 38 90 17 3 4 23 20 46 7 2 .284 .356 .394 .110 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LAN MLB 18 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 .176 .167 .353 .176 .186 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1
2005 LVG AAA 286 32 74 10 2 6 35 13 36 4 5 .288 .318 .412 .125 .248 1.4 5.6 0.6
2005 COH AAA 118 13 25 3 3 2 7 7 19 2 2 .234 .280 .374 .140 .232 -1.5 -1.3 -0.3
2006 PHI MLB 20 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .222 .300 .278 .056 .215 1.0 0.0 0.1
2006 SWB AAA 544 74 135 29 9 9 55 43 65 20 10 .282 .341 .436 .154 .277 29.5 -1.9 2.7
2007 OTT AAA 572 70 149 29 9 5 59 44 55 16 14 .300 .360 .425 .125 .291 33.6 2.8 3.5
2007 REA AA 17 2 4 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 .308 .353 .462 .154 .269 0.4 0.3 0.1
2008 PAW AAA 575 84 160 28 5 11 64 35 75 19 11 .316 .363 .456 .140 .292 32.9 6.1 3.8
2008 BOS MLB 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .000 .079 -1.6 0.1 -0.1
2009 SLN MLB 307 27 60 17 4 1 25 33 56 4 2 .225 .316 .330 .105 .232 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1
2010 GWN AAA 512 53 127 18 4 13 67 32 64 7 7 .273 .321 .413 .140 .251 10.5 6.7 1.6
2011 NWO AAA 526 68 136 34 3 13 59 48 78 12 4 .300 .388 .475 .174 .299 35.5 0.3 3.4
2011 FLO MLB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 .183 0.3 -0.0 0.0
2012 LEH AAA 37 5 6 1 0 1 2 7 4 1 0 .207 .378 .345 .138 .293 1.9 -0.2 0.2
2012 ROC AAA 49 4 4 0 0 1 2 5 12 0 0 .093 .184 .163 .070 .132 -5.1 1.9 -0.3
2012 LAR Wnt 195 23 45 6 1 2 23 13 21 3 2 .260 .319 .341 .081 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 21 0.3810 0.6667 0.8571 0.7500 0.6154 1.0000 0.7500 0.1429
2009 1051 0.4843 0.4652 0.7971 0.6503 0.2897 0.8822 0.6178 0.2029
2011 16 0.5625 0.4375 0.7143 0.6667 0.1429 0.8333 0.0000 0.2857
Career10880.48350.46870.7970.65250.29380.88380.61130.203

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2009 SLN $475,000
2008 BOS $460,000
2004 LAN $301,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,236,000
3 yrTotal$1,236,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 2 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/25/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 2013. Played in Mexico.
  • 1 year (2012). Signed by Houston as a free agent 11/14/11 (minor-league contract). Released by Houston 3/28/12. Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 3/29/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Philadelphia 4/12. Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 4/25/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2011). Signed by Florida as a free agent 1/12/11 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Florida 8/5/11. DFA by Florida 8/6/11. Sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Signed by Atlanta as a free agent 12/18/09 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.475M (2009). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 12/17/08 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by St. Louis 4/5/09. Sent outright to Triple-A by St. Louis 11/3/09.
  • Drafted by LA Dodgers 1999 (5-134) (Sacramento CC, Calif.).

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DateRoundtable NameComment
2009-10-28 17:00:002009 WS Game OneUseless information department: C.C. Sabathia had a high school teammate (Vallejo HS in California) who is in the majors -- Cards utility man Joe Thurston. (Kevin Goldstein)
 

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