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Joe Thurston 2B

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
14 384 .226 .305 .323 65 -0.3
Birth Date9-29-1979
Height5' 11"
Weight225 lbs
Age40 years, 4 months, 18 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2002 LAN 22 8 15 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .462 .429 .538 84 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LAN 23 12 11 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .273 .200 81 -0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1
2004 LAN 24 17 18 3 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 .176 .167 .353 72 -0.6 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2006 PHI 26 18 20 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .222 .300 .278 75 -0.6 0.1 1.3 0.1
2008 BOS 28 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .111 .000 75 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2009 SLN 29 124 307 60 17 4 1 33 56 3 4 2 .225 .316 .330 62 -13.6 0.3 -1.8 -0.6
2011 FLO 31 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .250 .250 .250 83 -0.1 0.5 0.0 0.1
Career1843847620513567552.226.305.32365-15.61.4-0.6-0.3

Statistics for All Levels

'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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1999 YAK A- NWN 0 325 .000 .000 .000 .325 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 SBR A+ CLF 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 SBR A+ CLF 0 624 .000 .000 .000 .335 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 JAX AA SOU 134 616 .000 .000 .000 .287 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 LAN MLB NL 8 15 .258 .346 .422 .462 99 1.8 0.4 0 84 11 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2002 LVG AAA PCL 136 631 .000 .000 .000 .354 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LAN MLB NL 12 11 .242 .319 .381 .222 92 -1.1 0.3 0 81 8 0.1 0.4 -0.2 0.1
2003 LVG AAA PCL 132 606 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 LAN MLB NL 17 18 .243 .310 .406 .231 96 -1.5 0.5 0 72 13 -0.2 0.0 -0.6 0.0
2004 LVG AAA PCL 101 360 .000 .000 .000 .319 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 COH AAA INT 29 118 .264 .333 .408 .258 101 -1.7 1.3 -0.1 58 0 0.1 -2.6 -5.5 -0.6
2005 LVG AAA PCL 84 286 .272 .342 .432 .302 106 -2.6 8.2 -0.4 70 0 0.7 -2.0 -9.2 -0.3
2006 PHI MLB NL 18 20 .258 .340 .436 .250 92 -1 0.6 -0.1 75 12 1.3 0.1 -0.6 0.1
2006 SWB AAA INT 127 544 .260 .329 .392 .301 92 9.6 15.0 -0.7 105 0 1.9 3.8 3.3 2.3
2007 REA AA EAS 4 17 .271 .359 .413 .286 114 0.2 0.5 0 81 0 0.0 0.1 -0.3 0.0
2007 OTT AAA INT 129 572 .260 .330 .395 .319 92 19 16.8 -1.3 119 0 0.5 0.3 12.6 2.8
2008 BOS MLB AL 4 9 .289 .368 .440 .000 113 -1.8 0.3 -0.1 75 9 -0.1 0.0 -0.3 0.0
2008 PAW AAA INT 126 575 .264 .331 .406 .343 89 20.4 17.4 -1.6 123 0 8.2 0.7 5.9 3.0
2009 SLN MLB NL 124 307 .258 .329 .418 .280 92 -9.2 8.8 0.7 62 9 -1.8 0.3 -13.6 -0.6
2010 GWN AAA INT 131 512 .259 .329 .403 .289 103 -6.6 15.5 0.7 96 0 6.2 -0.8 -1.6 1.9
2011 FLO MLB NL 1 4 .268 .330 .405 .333 92 -0.3 0.1 0 83 7 0.0 0.5 -0.1 0.1
2011 NWO AAA PCL 126 526 .282 .352 .440 .340 93 24.2 16.3 -0.9 118 0 -3.2 -0.6 14.0 2.4
2012 LEH AAA INT 11 37 .240 .320 .345 .208 96 1.4 1.1 -0.2 45 0 -0.4 -0.2 -4.8 -0.4
2012 ROC AAA INT 15 49 .255 .324 .379 .097 98 -7.1 1.5 -0.1 46 0 1.8 0.7 -4.7 -0.1
2012 LAR Wnt VWL 45 195 .000 .000 .000 .283 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1999 SBR A+ CLF 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .000 0 0
1999 YAK A- NWN 325 277 48 79 10 3 0 95 32 27 34 27 18 .285 .391 .343 .058 0 0
2000 SBR A+ CLF 624 551 97 167 31 8 4 226 70 56 61 43 25 .303 .385 .410 .107 0 0
2001 JAX AA SOU 616 544 80 145 25 7 7 205 46 48 65 20 18 .267 .334 .377 .110 9 9
2002 LAN MLB NL 15 13 1 6 1 0 0 7 1 0 1 0 0 .462 .429 .538 .077 1 1
2002 LVG AAA PCL 631 587 106 196 39 13 12 297 55 25 60 22 9 .334 .370 .506 .172 5 5
2003 LVG AAA PCL 606 538 77 156 27 6 7 216 68 31 48 1 12 .290 .343 .401 .112 11 11
2003 LAN MLB NL 11 10 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .000 0 0
2004 LVG AAA PCL 360 317 38 90 17 3 4 125 23 20 46 7 2 .284 .356 .394 .110 3 3
2004 LAN MLB NL 18 17 1 3 1 1 0 6 1 0 5 0 0 .176 .167 .353 .176 1 0
2005 LVG AAA PCL 286 257 32 74 10 2 6 106 35 13 36 4 5 .288 .318 .412 .125 10 10
2005 COH AAA INT 118 107 13 25 3 3 2 40 7 7 19 2 2 .234 .280 .374 .140 3 3
2006 PHI MLB NL 20 18 3 4 1 0 0 5 0 1 2 0 0 .222 .300 .278 .056 0 0
2006 SWB AAA INT 544 479 74 135 29 9 9 209 55 43 65 20 10 .282 .341 .436 .154 14 14
2007 REA AA EAS 17 13 2 4 2 0 0 6 2 2 1 1 1 .308 .353 .462 .154 2 2
2007 OTT AAA INT 572 496 70 149 29 9 5 211 59 44 55 16 14 .300 .360 .425 .125 16 16
2008 PAW AAA INT 575 507 84 160 28 5 11 231 64 35 75 19 11 .316 .363 .456 .140 14 14
2008 BOS MLB AL 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .000 0 0
2009 SLN MLB NL 307 267 27 60 17 4 1 88 25 33 56 4 2 .225 .316 .330 .105 1 3
2010 GWN AAA INT 512 465 53 127 18 4 13 192 67 32 64 7 7 .273 .321 .413 .140 7 7
2011 FLO MLB NL 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 0 0
2011 NWO AAA PCL 526 453 68 136 34 3 13 215 59 48 78 12 4 .300 .388 .475 .174 0 8
2012 ROC AAA INT 49 43 4 4 0 0 1 7 2 5 12 0 0 .093 .184 .163 .070 1 0
2012 LEH AAA INT 37 29 5 6 1 0 1 10 2 7 4 1 0 .207 .378 .345 .138 0 0
2012 LAR Wnt VWL 195 173 23 45 6 1 2 59 23 13 21 3 2 .260 .319 .341 .081 2 4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 21 0.3333 0.6667 0.8571 0.7143 0.6429 1.0000 0.7778 0.1429 0.0008
2009 1058 0.4707 0.4461 0.7691 0.6285 0.2839 0.8818 0.5472 0.2309 0.0053
2011 16 0.4375 0.4375 0.7143 0.7143 0.2222 0.8000 0.5000 0.2857 -0.0004
Career10950.46760.45020.77000.63140.28990.88290.55090.23000.0052

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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.).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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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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