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Joe Borchard RFWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
6 800 .205 .284 .352 .226 -1.4
Birth Date11-25-1978
Height6' 4"
Weight230 lbs
BatsB
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 CHA 23 16 37 36 5 8 0 0 2 14 1 14 0 0 0 5 0 0 .222 .243 .389 .213 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1
2003 CHA 24 16 57 49 5 9 1 0 1 13 5 18 0 3 0 5 0 1 .184 .246 .265 .209 -2.5 -0.8 -0.3
2004 CHA 25 63 222 201 26 35 4 1 9 68 19 57 1 0 1 20 1 0 .174 .249 .338 .211 -6.7 -0.9 -0.7
2005 CHA 26 7 12 12 0 5 2 0 0 7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .417 .417 .583 .329 0.6 0.1 0.1
2006 FLO 27 108 261 230 30 53 7 1 10 92 28 66 3 0 0 28 0 2 .230 .322 .400 .250 0.3 0.4 0.1
2006 SEA 27 6 9 9 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .164 -0.4 -0.1 -0.0
2007 FLO 28 85 202 179 20 35 9 0 4 56 21 60 2 0 0 19 4 0 .196 .287 .313 .217 -6.0 2.5 -0.3
Career3018007168914723226252742226317755.205.284.352.226-15.31.3-1.4

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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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
2000 WNS A+ 0 60 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 BIR AA 0 25 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BIR AA 133 597 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .379 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHA MLB 16 37 .213 .260 .323 .432 .257 .300 107 -1.8 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2002 WNS A+ 2 9 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHR AAA 117 493 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .355 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHA MLB 16 57 .209 .269 .329 .430 .262 .242 99 -3.2 1.5 0.2 -0.8 -0.2 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2003 CHR AAA 114 472 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHA MLB 63 222 .211 .274 .338 .441 .263 .193 107 -11.9 6.6 -2.5 -0.9 1.1 -6.7 -0.7 -6.7 -0.7
2004 CHR AAA 82 336 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 CHA MLB 7 12 .329 .238 .296 .358 .234 .625 101 0.9 0.3 -0.2 0.1 -1.0 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2005 CHR AAA 134 550 .253 .269 .333 .423 .251 .313 109 -3.9 15.6 -5.3 4.2 3.3 11.3 1.4 11.3 1.4
2006 FLO MLB 108 261 .250 .268 .334 .427 .265 .279 94 -3 7.9 -2.3 0.4 -1.0 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1
2006 SEA MLB 6 9 .164 .272 .324 .442 .260 .333 103 -1 0.3 0 -0.1 0.2 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2007 FLO MLB 85 202 .217 .272 .337 .426 .263 .270 104 -9.5 6.0 -1.6 2.5 -0.1 -6.0 -0.3 -6.0 -0.3
2007 ABQ AAA 22 93 .327 .285 .351 .462 .270 .339 127 6.9 2.8 -0.8 -0.7 -1.3 6.6 0.6 6.6 0.6
2008 RIC AAA 33 130 .268 .267 .332 .405 .265 .333 91 0.5 1.9 -0.7 -1.0 3.0 6.6 0.6 6.6 0.6
2009 FRE AAA 84 326 .266 .277 .348 .430 .273 .294 98 2 9.4 -4.1 1.6 0.9 7.7 0.9 7.7 0.9
2009 GWN AAA 12 49 .158 .258 .329 .391 .250 .148 111 -5.3 1.4 -0.5 -0.6 0.1 -4.6 -0.5 -4.6 -0.5
2010 FRE AAA 125 473 .276 .280 .352 .437 .271 .313 100 8.4 14.4 -5.7 -6.7 -0.9 14.6 0.8 14.6 0.8

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
2000 BIR AA 25 3 5 0 1 0 3 3 8 0 0 .227 .320 .318 .091 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 WNS A+ 60 7 15 3 0 2 7 6 9 0 0 .288 .383 .462 .173 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 BIR AA 597 95 152 27 1 27 98 67 158 5 4 .295 .387 .509 .214 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHA MLB 37 5 8 0 0 2 5 1 14 0 0 .222 .243 .389 .167 .213 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1
2002 WNS A+ 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 .000 .667 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CHR AAA 493 62 119 35 2 20 59 49 139 2 4 .272 .350 .498 .226 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHA MLB 57 5 9 1 0 1 5 5 18 0 1 .184 .246 .265 .082 .209 -2.5 -0.8 -0.3
2003 CHR AAA 472 62 110 20 2 13 53 27 103 2 4 .253 .309 .398 .145 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHR AAA 336 44 80 21 0 16 48 30 68 4 3 .266 .336 .495 .229 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHA MLB 222 26 35 4 1 9 20 19 57 1 0 .174 .249 .338 .164 .211 -6.7 -0.9 -0.7
2005 CHR AAA 550 69 130 20 0 29 67 50 143 6 4 .263 .335 .480 .217 .253 11.3 4.2 1.4
2005 CHA MLB 12 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 .417 .417 .583 .167 .329 0.6 0.1 0.1
2006 FLO MLB 261 30 53 7 1 10 28 28 66 0 2 .230 .322 .400 .170 .250 0.3 0.4 0.1
2006 SEA MLB 9 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .000 .164 -0.4 -0.1 -0.0
2007 FLO MLB 202 20 35 9 0 4 19 21 60 4 0 .196 .287 .313 .117 .217 -6.0 2.5 -0.3
2007 ABQ AAA 93 19 27 3 0 8 28 15 12 1 2 .355 .462 .711 .355 .327 6.6 -0.7 0.6
2008 RIC AAA 130 16 32 5 2 4 12 13 29 3 2 .274 .346 .453 .179 .268 6.6 -1.0 0.6
2009 GWN AAA 49 5 5 1 0 1 5 6 14 0 0 .119 .245 .214 .095 .158 -4.6 -0.6 -0.5
2009 FRE AAA 326 48 76 20 3 14 50 18 79 0 1 .250 .296 .474 .224 .266 7.7 1.6 0.9
2010 FRE AAA 473 64 111 26 5 17 64 45 105 2 3 .263 .341 .469 .206 .276 14.6 -6.7 0.8

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2009-08-04 2009-08-11 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2007 FLO $380,000
2006 SEA, FLO $331,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$711,000
2 yrTotal$711,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 154 d

Details
  • signed as a free agent from FL 12/09 (minor-league contract)
  • sent outright to Triple-A 8/10/07
  • designated for assignment 8/8/07
  • re-signed 3/07, 1 year/$0.38M (07)
  • claimed off waivers from SEA 5/06 designated for assignment 4/06 acquired in trade from CWS 3/06
  • re-signed 2/06, 1 year/$0.331M (06)
  • recalled 9/05 optioned to Triple-A 3/05 re-signed 2/05, 1 year/$M (05) recalled 7/04 optioned to Triple-A 3/04 re-signed 3/04 optioned to Triple-A 6/03 recalled 5/03 optioned to Triple-A 3/03 re-signed 3/03
  • contract purchased 9/02 $2.5M/year
  • Stanford $5.3M bonus (largest ever) 00 1-12

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2012-11-29 13:00:00 (link to chat)What good-to-very good college player has disappointed you the most in fact that he never acclimated to hitting or showed the immense power that he once had in College?
(jlarsen from Highland Park, IL)
Biggest disappointment for me through the years was that JD Drew never was the player whom I thought he might be on a consistent basis. Joe Borchard would be my second choice. (Dan Evans)
2008-08-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)Wikipedia's list of position players who have had Tommy John surgery: Rocco Baldelli, Joe Borchard, Shin-Soo Choo, Chris Denorfia, Rusty Greer, Luis Gonzalez, Matt Holliday, Norris Hopper, Cezar Izturis, Kelly Johnson, Xavier Nady, and Vance Wilson. Also, Jose Canseco could be included but doesn't really count since he blew out his arm while pitching.
(Gump from nyc)
Jimmy Wales is a great guy, but .... man, that's a really incomplete list. (Will Carroll)


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