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Portrait of Ross Gload

Ross Gload 1BWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
10 1817 .281 .325 .408 .254 -0.2
Birth Date4-5-1976
Height6' 1"
Weight190 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2000 CHN 24 18 35 31 4 6 0 1 1 11 3 10 0 1 0 3 0 0 .194 .257 .355 .204 -1.4 -0.3 -0.2
2002 COL 26 26 34 31 4 8 1 0 1 12 3 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 .258 .324 .387 .248 -0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHA 28 110 260 234 28 75 16 0 7 112 20 37 2 3 1 44 0 3 .321 .375 .479 .274 3.6 2.1 0.6
2005 CHA 29 28 44 42 2 7 2 0 0 9 2 9 0 0 0 5 0 0 .167 .205 .214 .147 -5.2 -1.0 -0.6
2006 CHA 30 77 167 156 22 51 8 2 3 72 6 15 1 1 3 18 6 0 .327 .354 .462 .268 0.2 -2.7 -0.2
2007 KCA 31 102 346 320 37 92 22 3 7 141 16 39 2 8 0 51 2 2 .287 .318 .441 .261 7.6 2.7 1.0
2008 KCA 32 122 418 388 46 106 18 1 3 135 23 39 3 3 1 37 3 4 .273 .317 .348 .230 -11.7 -8.4 -2.0
2009 FLO 33 125 259 230 33 60 10 2 6 92 23 30 2 3 1 30 0 0 .261 .329 .400 .271 5.8 3.2 0.9
2010 PHI 34 94 138 128 16 36 8 0 6 62 8 15 1 0 1 22 1 0 .281 .328 .484 .291 6.2 -0.4 0.6
2011 PHI 35 93 116 113 3 29 8 0 0 37 3 23 0 0 0 8 0 0 .257 .276 .327 .226 -2.3 -0.3 -0.3
Career795181716731954709393468310722411197222129.281.325.408.2542.9-4.9-0.2

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
1997 UTI A- 0 275 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 KNC A 0 562 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .358 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 BRV A+ 0 548 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .337 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHN MLB 18 35 .204 .267 .341 .436 .256 .238 110 -2.3 1.0 -0.2 -0.3 0.2 -1.4 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2
2000 PME AA 0 432 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 IOW AAA 0 114 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 IOW AAA 133 524 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 COL MLB 26 34 .248 .255 .321 .404 .252 .304 117 -0.4 0.9 -0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0
2002 CSP AAA 104 468 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .334 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHR AAA 133 549 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .326 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHA MLB 110 260 .274 .276 .339 .442 .264 .352 106 4.1 7.7 -3.4 2.1 -3.1 3.6 0.6 3.6 0.6
2005 CHA MLB 28 44 .147 .255 .318 .396 .251 .212 102 -5.3 1.3 -0.7 -1.0 0.2 -5.2 -0.6 -5.2 -0.6
2005 CHR AAA 60 263 .308 .270 .335 .423 .255 .384 109 12.4 7.0 -4.1 0.9 1.1 15.4 1.5 15.4 1.5
2006 CHA MLB 77 167 .268 .282 .346 .450 .265 .345 113 1.4 5.0 -2.5 -2.7 -2.1 0.2 -0.2 0.2 -0.2
2007 KCA MLB 102 346 .261 .268 .333 .416 .262 .301 102 0.3 10.3 -6.2 2.7 -0.5 7.6 1.0 7.6 1.0
2007 OMA AAA 1 4 .552 .297 .314 .459 .255 .333 102 1.3 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2008 KCA MLB 122 418 .230 .266 .333 .419 .260 .295 103 -13.4 12.1 -7.3 -8.4 -2.6 -11.7 -2.0 -11.7 -2.0
2009 FLO MLB 125 259 .271 .256 .327 .405 .260 .274 98 3 7.4 -2.9 3.2 0.6 6.7 1.0 5.8 0.9
2010 PHI MLB 94 138 .291 .247 .314 .391 .257 .280 95 4.4 3.8 -1 -0.4 -0.6 6.2 0.6 6.2 0.6
2010 CLR A+ 2 8 .163 .250 .330 .390 .269 .000 93 -0.8 0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2011 PHI MLB 93 116 .226 .240 .307 .367 .249 .322 92 -3.8 3.1 -0.6 -0.3 -0.4 -2.3 -0.3 -2.3 -0.3

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
1997 UTI A- 275 28 64 15 2 3 43 28 57 1 1 .261 .342 .376 .114 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 KNC A 562 77 157 41 3 12 92 58 84 7 6 .313 .388 .479 .166 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 BRV A+ 548 80 146 26 3 10 74 53 76 3 1 .298 .372 .424 .127 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 IOW AAA 114 24 42 10 2 14 39 9 13 1 1 .404 .456 .942 .538 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 CHN MLB 35 4 6 0 1 1 3 3 10 0 0 .194 .257 .355 .161 .204 -1.4 -0.3 -0.2
2000 PME AA 432 60 114 28 4 16 65 29 53 4 1 .284 .336 .494 .209 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 IOW AAA 524 70 141 32 10 15 93 35 88 9 7 .297 .346 .501 .204 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 COL MLB 34 4 8 1 0 1 4 3 7 0 0 .258 .324 .387 .129 .248 -0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 CSP AAA 468 69 139 28 6 16 71 18 59 9 4 .314 .342 .514 .199 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 CHR AAA 549 72 160 40 6 18 70 29 60 6 3 .315 .350 .524 .209 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 CHA MLB 260 28 75 16 0 7 44 20 37 0 3 .321 .375 .479 .158 .274 3.6 2.1 0.6
2005 CHR AAA 263 45 86 22 1 15 45 22 37 0 1 .364 .419 .657 .292 .308 15.4 0.9 1.5
2005 CHA MLB 44 2 7 2 0 0 5 2 9 0 0 .167 .205 .214 .048 .147 -5.2 -1.0 -0.6
2006 CHA MLB 167 22 51 8 2 3 18 6 15 6 0 .327 .354 .462 .135 .268 0.2 -2.7 -0.2
2007 OMA AAA 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 .750 .552 1.4 0.0 0.1
2007 KCA MLB 346 37 92 22 3 7 51 16 39 2 2 .287 .318 .441 .153 .261 7.6 2.7 1.0
2008 KCA MLB 418 46 106 18 1 3 37 23 39 3 4 .273 .317 .348 .075 .230 -11.7 -8.4 -2.0
2009 FLO MLB 259 33 60 10 2 6 30 23 30 0 0 .261 .329 .400 .139 .271 5.8 3.2 0.9
2010 CLR A+ 8 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .125 .125 .500 .375 .163 -0.8 0.0 -0.1
2010 PHI MLB 138 16 36 8 0 6 22 8 15 1 0 .281 .328 .484 .203 .291 6.2 -0.4 0.6
2011 PHI MLB 116 3 29 8 0 0 8 3 23 0 0 .257 .276 .327 .071 .226 -2.3 -0.3 -0.3

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 1396 0.5165 0.5079 0.8688 0.6852 0.3185 0.9231 0.7442 0.1312
2009 911 0.4885 0.4923 0.8438 0.6742 0.3176 0.9133 0.7027 0.1563
2010 489 0.4826 0.4847 0.8692 0.6525 0.3281 0.9351 0.7470 0.1308
2011 419 0.4821 0.5444 0.8194 0.7030 0.3917 0.9225 0.6471 0.1806
Career32150.49890.50470.85530.67940.32920.92210.72020.1447

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-04-04 2011-04-04 DTD 0 0 Right Hip Cartilage Injury Labrum -
2010-08-19 2010-09-03 15-DL 15 15 Right Groin Strain -
2010-08-12 2010-08-17 DTD 5 4 Right Groin Strain -
2007-05-13 2007-06-30 15-DL 48 43 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2007-05-09 2007-05-11 DTD 2 2 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2007-04-08 2007-04-12 DTD 4 4 Thigh Strain Quadriceps -
2006-03-19 2006-03-21 Camp 2 0 Left Knee Contusion Running Into Structure -
2005-04-25 2005-07-17 60-DL 83 70 Left Shoulder Inflammation -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 $
2011 PHI $1,600,000
2010 PHI $1,000,000
2009 FLO $1,900,000
2008 KCA $1,300,000
2007 KCA $625,000
2006 CHA $350,000
2005 CHA $335,000
2004 CHA $302,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$7,412,000
8 yrTotal$7,412,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 55 d2 years/$2.6M (2010-11)

Details
  • 2 years/$2.6M (2010-11). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/10/109. 10:$1M, 11:$1.6M.
  • 2 years/$3.2M (2008-09), plus 2010 club option. Signed extension with Kansas City 1/18/08 (avoided arbitration). 08:$1.3M, 09:$1.9M, 10:$2.6M club option. $0.3M annually in performance bonus: $50,000 in 300, 350, 400 PAs. $75,000 for 450, 500 PAs. Acquired by Florida in trade from KC 4/1/09. Florida declined 2010 option 11/4/09.
  • 1 year/$0.625M (2007). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 11/06. Acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago 12/06.
  • 1 year/$0.35M (2006). Re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/06.
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2005). Re-signed 2/05.
  • 1 year/$0.302M (2004). Contract purchased 10/03. Re-signed 3/04

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2009-04-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Are Dallas MacPherson and Chad Gaudin going to get major league jobs after being recently waived? If so, where?
(Peeig13 from The Second City)
Gaudin can relieve for many teams, and will probably have his choice. The Rangers, Pirates, Padres, Nationals...he'll have options. I'm trying to understand how a team can release McPherson, then trade for Ross Gload. (Joe Sheehan)
2008-07-03 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jeff, For the rest of 08 in a standard league how do you rank the following 1b: Konerko, Swisher, Cantu, La Roche, C Davis or Butler? Anyone jump out at you? Thanks
(Josh from Detroit)
Swisher/LaRoche/Konerko/Davis/Cantu/Butler. Butler rates so low because he hasn't hit for power yet at the major league level, and he just doesn't have the organizational commitment behind him. Ross Gload? Really? (Jeff Erickson)
2008-03-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)The Royals are going to cut Justin Huber, a young power hitter, which is something they are desperately in need of, in favor of Ross Gload and Joey Gathright. Is there any hope for this organization?
(Bearfrog from Dallas)
Well, I may be no big booster for Gload or Gathright, but if you want to scapegoat somebody, how about Ryan Shealy? I still don't get why people got all that worked up about Shealy. Similarly, I think my fellow statheads need to wrap their heads around the idea that Huber really isn't all that. He's not really that patient, he doesn't really have that much power, and physically, he really is only a first baseman. If you want to have him around instead of somebody else, pick on the older, just as right-handed first baseman who only ever mashed in Colorado Springs, and even that was off of thrice-cooked Triple-A lefty mound fodder. (Christina Kahrl)


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