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Billy KochTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2004 MLB Years: 1999-2004
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-418Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Christopher Koch
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 14,1974 [43.213]PlaceRockville Center,New York
High SchoolWest Babylon (West Babylon,NY)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 4th round (108th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,450,000Signing ScoutsMike Russell
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1997-MLB-#74 ... 1997-TOR-#5 ... 1999-MLB-#33 ... 1999-TOR-#2
MLB DebutMay 5,1999 [24.142]
OrganizationsTOR [5] CHA [2] MIA [1] OAK [1] Awards2Awards Voting2-12
TBC Player ID1005Retrosheet IDkochb001MLBAM ID150477
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1996 United States National Baseball team ... Topps All-Star Rookie (RHP) in 1999
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts75Walks46Hittable63SO/BB64vsPower63Hitting0Durability77Team.543Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-1ST19424.6216142100078.0725740034750001.368.31--3.928.652.21.667-
1995Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-1ST20723.7216142000087.07045360371110001.237.24--3.8311.483.00.778-
1996Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-1S/R211053.14191632001111.273463906015215111.195.88--4.8412.252.53.667-
1997Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-ST22012.08330000021.22710513201101.3811.220.421.258.316.67.000-
1998Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-ST231473.75252500000124.212065528411084301.298.660.582.967.802.63.667-
1998Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-ST230114.2922000005.29991590102.4714.291.597.9414.291.80.000-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01484.21272700000129.012974619461174401.348.910.623.188.082.54.6363.30
1999Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-ST24303.86550000025.2271111310220201.449.471.053.517.712.201.000-
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor44CL24053.395605600483163.2552624530570031.347.770.714.248.061.90.0003.92
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21CL25932.636806800623378.2782823618601021.228.920.692.066.863.33.7503.36
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor44CL26254.806906900563669.0693937733555061.478.960.914.287.141.67.2864.46
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak44CL271143.278408400794493.2733834746935041.277.010.674.428.942.02.7333.55
2003Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-Rel28014.9140400003.25220320002.1812.27--7.364.910.67.000-
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha44R/CL28555.775505500451153.05936341028423011.6410.021.704.757.131.50.5005.54
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha44Rel29115.40240240019823.0241514316254001.719.261.166.179.641.56.5004.63
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo88Rel29123.51230230016025.2211010320251001.607.361.057.018.771.25.3334.96
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter29253.89379037900325163405.037919217641191357190161.408.370.914.227.891.87.5371.08
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17103.92393540000179.0188977913621615701.389.330.653.087.992.60.630-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter325.661174000033.0412222418330301.6910.541.034.638.491.83.600-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1483.51282800000145.014775579441285401.319.040.552.717.872.91.636-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2193.74514473001276.2215148115013133815111.256.99--4.2611.002.58.700-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11133.57193019300166100210.22029384188117260111.348.590.773.447.312.12.458-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1143.278408400794493.2733834746935041.277.010.674.428.942.02.733-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter665.667907900641976.08351481344677011.669.791.535.197.901.52.500-
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123.51230230016025.2211010320251001.607.361.057.018.771.25.333-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16143.8920502050017688220.0205104952210319310091.408.370.914.227.891.87.5331.08
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings21123.92474250000220.02281189616751956801.389.330.653.087.992.60.636-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor44p2431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor21p2531000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter62000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162540000000005400000.000.000.000.0000054.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22P3--261198.8892.67------3100.02.2
1998Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor23P25--1418233432.9411.28------25100.017.9
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor23P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1999Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor24P5--13--441.0000.80------5100.03.5
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24P56-63312--15151.0000.270.24-----56100.034.6
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25P68-7858-213131.0000.190.17-----68100.042.0
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26P69-6946111110.9090.140.14-----69100.042.6
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P84-931412-226261.0000.310.28-----84100.051.9
2003Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha28P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P55-5363--991.0000.160.17-----55100.034.0
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P24-23111-32.6670.080.09-----24100.014.8
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo29P23-2521-2331.0000.130.12-----23100.014.2
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P379-4043543278078.9750.210.19-----3790.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P11--15--661.0000.55------110.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P28--1624344340.9301.43------280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor223----------
1998Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor2325----------
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor232----------
1999Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor245----------
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2456----------
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2568----------
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2669----------
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2784----------
2003Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha284----------
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2855----------
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2924----------
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo2923----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2002Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB27009.0030300313.05331230002.3315.003.006.009.001.509.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs009.0030300313.0533123002.3315.003.006.009.001.509.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Florida State League All-Star Team (RHP)1
2002AL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-03-17Released by Blue Jays 
2005-01-10ContractSigned by Blue Jays (1-year) 
2004-10-08Released by Marlins. 
2004-06-17TradeTraded by White Sox to Marlins for Wilson Valdez and Cash. 
2003-09-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-08-13InjuredDisabled -- right elbow inflammation 
2002-12-03TradeTraded by Athletics with Daylon Holt and Neal Cotts to White Sox for Joe Valentine, Mark Johnson, Keith Foulke and Cash. 
2001-12-07TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Athletics for Justin Miller and Eric Hinske. 
* 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
1996Toronto Blue Jays-211,450,000-------1,450,000Signing Bonus out of 1996 Draft (1st round - 4th overall)
1999Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24200,000-80741-1,454,491200,0001,650,000
2000Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25333,333-53327411,394,248200,0001,983,333
2001Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26733,333-44420511,897,758200,0002,716,666
2002Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll272,433,333-273670++2,011,045200,0005,149,999
2003Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll284,250,000-159880++2,163,527300,0009,399,999
2004Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll296,375,000-101289++2,070,100300,00015,774,999
2004Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll296,375,000-101689++2,070,100300,00015,774,999
* 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