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Josh PhelpsHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2010 MLB Years: 2000-2008
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsC-384, 1B-319, DH-305, LF-10, OF-8, RF-7Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua Lee Phelps
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 2,1978 [39.294]PlaceAnchorage,Alaska
High SchoolLakeland (Rathdrum,ID)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 10th round (279th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRon Tostenson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-TOR-#5 ... 2002-MLB-#36 ... 2002-TOR-#1
MLB DebutJune 13,2000 [22.042]
OrganizationsTOR [9] CLE [2] DET [1] NYA [1] PIT [1] SFN [1] SLN [1] TBA [1] Awards12Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID600Retrosheet IDphelj001MLBAM ID150482
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-c185919128463052953276562105.241.351.335.686648227.336.094.246.31911.8928.632.412.2038.2017.39
1997Hagerstown SunsSALAtor-c196823326499172432157280206.210.279.348.6278117258.269.138.206.2815.8127.914.802.7133.2934.69
1998Hagerstown SunsSALAtor-c2011738548102241844204080815112.265.342.395.73715233439.311.130.239.3289.1118.222.001.8248.1332.35
1999Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-c211104067213327420886328104824013.328.379.562.94122851448.395.234.310.4026.2523.213.714.4620.3038.35
2000Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-c2230113263670123400123410102.319.386.6991.0857919127.353.380.487.4479.4526.772.839.459.4252.78
2000Tennessee SmokiesSouAAtor7c225618423429192810156671206.228.308.435.7438019209.297.207.293.3227.1831.584.404.3120.4445.24
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8629749781612162102710081308.263.337.535.87215938336.318.272.367.3708.0429.763.706.2514.1448.72
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor48c2211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2001Tennessee SmokiesSouAAtor-c231364869514236131973380127170545.292.406.562.96827368588.333.270.434.41013.6121.601.595.2715.6847.89
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17c23812300001102500001.000.143.000.1430014.000.000.250.10114.2935.712.500.000.000.00
2002Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-c24702575075201246400328350166.292.380.6581.03816945295.338.366.490.42910.8528.142.598.1410.7160.00
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17dh24742654182201155800198230007.309.362.562.92414936287.399.253.325.3966.6228.574.325.2317.6743.90
2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-25411250024001300000.455.5001.0001.50011212.500.545.636.6158.3325.003.0016.675.5040.00
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17dh2511939657106181206612391151701312.268.358.470.82818639453.328.202.298.3598.6125.392.954.4219.8036.79
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor17dh26792953870132125100187370129.237.296.417.71312327321.275.180.241.3075.6122.744.063.7424.5838.57
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle45dh-1b2624761323605100042000004.303.338.579.917441180.353.276.329.3865.0025.005.006.2515.2047.83
2004Totals for AL-AL         10337151931921761002293701213.251.304.450.75416738401.290.199.259.3235.4923.194.234.2421.8240.86
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-1b27592223560143143301155350116.270.329.550.87912231243.295.280.342.3716.1721.813.535.7615.8651.67
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21dh2747158214210052600124840313.266.328.424.7526715177.343.158.234.3266.7827.124.002.8231.6035.71
2006Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet291b2812646460143263249061381241217210.308.370.532.90224753522.368.224.317.3837.2823.753.264.6019.3337.06
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya311b293680821202120061920005.263.330.363.69329488.322.100.175.3126.8221.593.172.2740.0019.05
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit51b29587713274251900142330101.351.463.6491.112501195.440.298.481.47014.7424.211.645.2615.4040.74
2007Totals for MLB-MLB         9415721486273100204250106.306.399.503.9027915183.376.197.325.39410.9322.952.103.8322.4331.25
2008Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln291b301264619013431231972256109704414.291.373.568.94126264528.317.277.399.40010.6120.641.955.8714.8747.76
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln331b-lf3019344910010021100000.265.306.294.60010136.391.029.088.2735.5630.565.500.000.0011.11
2009Arizona GiantsArizRksfn-lf31621873002105400000.333.462.476.93810326.412.143.429.41919.2315.380.800.000.0042.86
2009Connecticut DefendersEastAAsfn-rf-lf311132260024002800002.188.235.375.61012234.182.187.250.2665.8823.534.005.8816.0033.33
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1753101330261071200002.245.333.415.74822560.282.170.321.33211.6720.001.713.3326.5038.46
2010Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-29321003907112124010671513677100909.310.375.449.82417534445.356.139.267.3638.0917.302.142.2539.0028.10
2010Columbus ClippersILAAAcle25rf-1b32621143002000700000.190.190.333.5237321.286.143.143.2240.0033.330.000.000.0075.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter465139419838074664244221163973606642.273.343.472.8156581441552.337.199.283.0007.4725.583.424.1221.7837.89
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter9843487566984212171896402915366939847331887.282.361.515.87617974183977.332.233.342.0009.2023.612.574.7518.4542.48
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter39114362384219499529084142379291131336.293.365.570.9358181981621.334.277.378.0008.7623.382.675.8615.1247.03
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2037021201904524212943972012417413.271.375.520.89536589831.318.249.389.00011.6724.192.075.0516.7146.84
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14051998169344321226340138925015.326.380.592.97230770575.387.266.349.0006.9624.003.455.5716.2241.42
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18561874151332156852551521617118.244.319.377.69623350697.297.133.227.0007.8921.812.762.1541.2033.11
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6521236536053163326962105.250.363.349.7127411253.345.099.264.00012.6527.272.161.9842.4020.75
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1003907112124010671513677100909.310.375.449.82417534445.356.139.267.0008.0917.302.142.2539.0028.10
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2819691392585144717622782762702529.266.337.473.8104581021076.326.207.287.0007.2525.653.544.3720.6239.53
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47158214210052600124840313.266.328.424.7526715177.343.158.234.0006.7827.124.002.8231.6035.71
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3680821202120061920005.263.330.363.69329488.322.100.175.0006.8221.593.172.2740.0019.05
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter587713274251900142330101.351.463.6491.112501195.440.298.481.00014.7424.211.645.2615.4040.74
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24761323605100042000004.303.338.579.917441180.353.276.329.0005.0025.005.006.2515.2047.83
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19344910010021100000.265.306.294.60010136.391.029.088.0005.5630.565.500.000.0011.11
Average MLB - Per 162 games16248669132262228511401381302215.273.343.472.81522950541.337.199.283.0007.4725.583.424.1221.7837.89
Average Minor - Per 162 games162574931623533110552601551415314.282.361.515.87629669655.332.233.342.0009.2023.612.574.7518.4542.48

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18C34--2082471239232.9716.82-----105957.647.2
1996Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18OF7--6-2-86.7500.86------5911.99.7
1997Hagerstown Suns SALAtor19C66--51956217596575.9658.71-----146897.147.8
1998Hagerstown Suns SALAtor20C85--68862191769750.9758.82-----1711772.660.3
1999Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor21C27--1611314175174.9946.44------11024.519.7
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22C18--98191-118117.9926.50-----73060.013.0
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor22C39--2741551294289.9837.41-----65669.627.9
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22C1-31---111.0001.000.33-----1100.00.6
2001Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor23C69--4472924478476.9966.90-----513650.749.3
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23C7-37282--30301.0004.290.814266.7-887.54.3
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24C34--197831208205.9866.03-----77048.623.6
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor241B6--601166261.98410.17------708.64.2
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor241B2-99--1991.0004.501.00-----742.71.2
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24DH71---------------7495.943.8
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25DH105---------------11988.264.8
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor251B8861554226159.9677.380.97-----1196.74.9
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B8756432114645.9785.630.80-----2433.34.9
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor261B121199101227105103.9818.581.04-----7915.27.5
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26DH65---------------7982.340.4
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH15---------------2462.59.3
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba271B20--18321622210204.97110.20------5933.913.9
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27DH42---------------4789.425.9
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba271B1-65--2551.0005.000.83-----472.10.6
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet281B87--81362775882875.99210.06------12669.061.3
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya291B29201631679316179176.9836.071.08-----3680.617.9
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH6---------------3616.73.7
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya29C1-1-------------362.80.6
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29C321691--10101.0003.330.634-100.0-585.21.9
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29DH1---------------581.70.6
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B228971075-121121121.0005.091.15-----5837.913.6
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln301B117--98972710410681061.9939.07------12692.982.4
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln30OF1---------------1260.80.7
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30LF33211---111.0000.330.05-----1915.81.9
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30RF22104---441.0002.000.40-----1910.51.2
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301B411718--118181.0004.501.06-----1921.12.5
2009Arizona Giants ArizRksfn31LF4--6---661.0001.50------666.77.1
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn31RF3--10---10101.0003.33------1127.32.1
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn31LF3--2---221.0000.67------1127.32.1
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn311B1--6-2186.7506.00------119.10.7
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle32RF2--3---331.0001.50------633.31.4
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle321B2--101121211.9175.50------633.31.4
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH305---------------3050.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B865550850522842535527.9856.131.04-----860.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C12257383--41411.0003.420.728280.0-120.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF33211---111.0000.330.05-----30.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF22104---441.0002.000.40-----20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B232--20551572220922342212.9909.53------2320.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C34--197831208205.9866.03-----7340.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C108--7214475772765.9917.08-----111080.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--10---10101.0003.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--6-2186.7506.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C45--2593224293291.9936.47-----7450.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C151--120711840813651325.9718.77-----311510.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C34--2082471239232.9716.82-----10340.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7--6-2-86.7500.86------70.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF4--6---661.0001.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor18-34-------7-
1997Hagerstown Suns SALAtor19-66---------
1998Hagerstown Suns SALAtor20-85---------
1999Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor21-27---------
2000Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22-18---------
2000Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor22-39---------
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22-1---------
2001Tennessee Smokies SouAAtor23-69---------
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23-7---------
2002Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24-346--------
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24--2-------71
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25--8-------105
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--8-------15
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26--12-------65
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba27--20--------
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27--1-------42
2006Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28--87--------
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya29-129-------6
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-322-------1
2008Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln30--117------1-
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30--4---3-2--
2009Arizona Giants ArizRksfn31------4----
2009Connecticut Defenders EastAAsfn31--1---3-3--
2010Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle32--2-----2--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor21174781000240081600000.213.327.340.66716255.276.127.29814.5529.092.003.6423.5020.00
2001Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor23238114275011100131930100.333.439.432.87135698.419.099.25913.2719.391.461.0281.0022.22
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2815326176039014510000.531.5951.0001.59532937.583.469.56310.8113.511.258.1110.6752.94
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29223861510411004500102.395.442.7371.17928543.367.342.4479.3011.631.259.309.5033.33
2008St. Louis CardinalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB301216110000001400000.063.118.063.1811017.083.000.0635.8823.534.000.000.000.00
2009San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3148000000000000001.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs4012822375031500213530100.289.399.398.797518153.374.109.27313.7322.881.671.9642.6721.62
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs53941333707200191410103.351.410.6491.0596114105.351.298.3838.5713.331.566.6713.4342.42

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Florida State League All-Star Team (DH)1
2001Double-A All-Star (C) ... Southern League Most Valuable Player ... Southern League All-Star (C) ... Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (C) ... Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Player of the Year5
2002Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (C) ... Triple A All-Star Team (DH) ... AL Rookie of the Month (September) ... AL Rookie of the Month (August) ... Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Player of the Year5
2006International League All-Star Team (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2010-05-21ContractSigned by Indians 
2010-03-29ContractSigned by Rockies 
2008-11-03ContractSigned by Giants to minor league contract 
2008-01-10ContractSigned by Cardinals to minor league contract 
2007-06-22Claimed off waivers by Pirates 
2006-11-16ContractSigned by Orioles (minor) 
2006-01-10ContractSigned by Tigers (minor) 
2004-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2004-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-08-04TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Indians for Eric Crozier. 
2003-07-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-07-10InjuredDisabled -- back spasms 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2000Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll22175,000-79533-1,394,248200,000175,000
2001Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll23200,000-77131-1,897,758200,000375,000
2002Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24200,000-75728-2,011,045200,000575,000
2003Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25320,000-60422252,163,527300,000895,000
2004Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26342,000-57219372,070,100300,0001,237,000
2004Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26342,000-57215372,070,100300,0001,237,000
2005Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll27800,000-41512552,189,055300,0002,037,000
2007New York YankeesTeam Payroll29600,000-48119402,459,737380,0002,637,000
2007Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29600,000-48115402,459,737380,0002,637,000
2008St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll30390,000-75328-2,696,252390,0003,027,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red