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Jon LieberHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2008 MLB Years: 1994-2008
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-472Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJonathan Ray Lieber
Height6-3Weight225BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 2,1970 [47.324]PlaceCouncil Bluffs,Iowa
High SchoolAbraham Lincoln (Council Bluffs,IA)
CollegeUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile,AL), Iowa Western Community College (Council Bluffs,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round (44th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 9th round (241st overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsKen GonzalesService Time13.077 (2007)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#10
MLB DebutMay 15,1994 [24.043]
OrganizationsCHN [5] PIT [5] PHI [3] KCA [2] NYA [2] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID1248Retrosheet IDliebj001MLBAM ID117758
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks93Hittable40SO/BB91vsPower40Hitting30Durability63Team.502Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991University of South AlabaSBCNCAA-1ST211252.74221939200148.0114584505314110001.136.93--3.228.572.66.706-
1992University of South AlabaSBCNCAA-1S/R221252.04211749000154.212351350441573001.087.16--2.569.143.57.706-
1992Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-ST22301.16550000031.0266412230100.907.550.290.586.6811.501.000-
1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-ST22334.65761001031.045201628190001.7113.060.582.325.522.38.500-
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0632.9012111001062.0712620310420101.3110.310.441.456.104.20.667-
1993Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca-ST23932.67171612000114.2125473449893001.179.810.310.716.999.89.750-
1993Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-ST23635.0710100000055.0713131716453001.5811.621.152.627.362.81.667-
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01563.45272612000169.2196786511251346001.3010.400.581.337.115.36.714-
1994Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-ST24201.29330110021.0134302210000.715.57--0.869.0010.501.000-
1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-ST24111.69330000021.0164411210000.806.750.420.428.8621.00.500-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0311.49660110042.0298713420000.766.170.210.648.9314.00.750-
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47ST24673.73171701000108.211662451225712311.309.610.992.075.882.84.4623.98
1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-ST25157.0114140000077.01226960619340001.8314.260.702.223.971.79.167-
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47S/R25476.3221129003072.21035651714453041.6112.760.871.735.573.21.3643.86
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47S/R26953.995115360061142.015670631928940031.309.891.201.775.963.36.6434.24
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47ST2711144.49333211000188.01931029423511603111.309.221.102.447.653.14.4403.83
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47ST288144.11292812011171.0182937823401380331.309.581.212.117.263.45.3644.03
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32ST2910114.07313103100203.02261079228461862211.3410.001.242.048.234.04.4763.79
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32ST3012114.41353506100251.0248130123365419222101.208.891.291.946.883.56.5224.23
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32ST312063.80343405100232.02261049825411484171.158.750.971.595.733.61.7693.79
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32ST32683.70212103000141.015364581512870011.179.770.960.775.557.25.4293.39
2003Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-ST33004.5022000006.08330060001.3312.00----9.000.00--
2003Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST330013.5011000002.05330041002.5022.50----18.000.00--
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0006.7533000008.0136600101001.6314.63----11.250.00--
2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST34100.0011000007.02000040000.292.57----5.140.001.000-
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya22ST341484.33272700000176.2216958520181027021.3211.001.020.925.205.67.6363.71
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21ST3517134.20353501000218.022310710233411493051.219.191.361.696.143.63.5674.25
2006Gulf Coast PhilliesGCLRkphi-ST36003.0011000003.04110010001.3312.00----3.000.00--
2006Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-ST36027.15220000011.0191091060001.6815.090.79--4.760.00.000-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0026.28330000014.02311101070001.6014.440.63--4.400.00.000-
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21ST369114.93272702100168.01961009227241003061.3110.501.451.295.364.17.4504.58
2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-ST37002.4511000003.24210040001.099.82----9.820.00--
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21ST37364.7314122111078.0914441722541131.4510.500.812.546.232.45.3333.98
2008Arizona CubsArizRkchn-ST38000.0011000003.04000010001.3312.00----3.000.00--
2008Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-S/R38013.8631200007.08431060001.1410.291.29--7.710.00.000-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0012.70422000010.012431070001.2010.800.90--6.300.00.000-
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32Rel38234.0526125007046.2592421106270021.3911.381.931.165.214.50.4005.27
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1311244.27401327742551822195.023881158104328542215533013491.289.781.171.736.363.68.5140.92
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter26183.93716743110392.047220417223572847101.3410.780.531.306.494.98.591-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter265.8617170000098.01387364720550001.6112.630.641.835.032.75.250-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter834.0313130110076.0843534718663001.349.950.832.137.823.67.727-
A+ Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1383.34292722010168.220082637171264001.2810.610.370.906.687.41.619-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter013.8631200007.08431060001.1410.291.29--7.710.00.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter301.16550000031.0266412230100.907.550.290.586.6811.501.000-
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter003.00440000012.016440080001.3312.00----6.000.00--
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter24102.384336718200302.22371098009729813001.107.05--2.888.863.07.706-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38474.361511044740102681.27503833318415850887121.339.891.112.086.703.22.447-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter50394.041471222517370873.091242939211415964085211.229.391.171.646.594.03.562-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29304.55767424210464.0510251235678730371141.299.891.301.695.873.48.492-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1484.33272700000176.2216958520181027021.3211.001.020.925.205.67.636-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13124.27403373120220.023911610429421553151.289.781.171.736.363.68.5200.92
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15103.93403732110220.02641149613321594101.3410.780.531.306.494.98.600-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-p23103000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-p2432000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47p2417393410000011402003.103.125.128.2535142.160.025.051.1172.3833.3314.000.000.0025.00
1995Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-p251417220000003601000.118.250.118.3682021.182.000.176.19814.2928.572.000.000.000.00
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47p2521210100000001400001.048.048.048.0961021.143.000.000.0430.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47p2651364730030031103002.194.256.278.53410342.280.084.167.2447.1426.193.670.000.0042.86
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47p2732581720080042302004.121.177.155.3329264.200.034.103.1596.2535.945.750.000.0028.57
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit47p2827483810010032007000.167.216.188.4049158.286.021.083.1905.1734.486.670.000.0012.50
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p2929588710020052307101.121.188.138.3268171.194.017.103.1617.0432.394.600.000.0014.29
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p303482318400400228010000.220.238.268.50622494.333.048.073.2262.1329.7914.000.000.0022.22
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p31337631220020022209002.158.179.184.36314287.222.026.053.1642.3025.2911.000.000.0016.67
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p3220432710000011004002.163.182.186.3688148.212.023.047.1662.0820.8310.000.000.0014.29
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya22p3413010000000000001.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.2970.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21p3536737720040012903103.096.107.123.2309278.156.027.041.1021.2837.1829.000.000.0028.57
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21p3628530500000042806001.094.158.094.2525063.200.000.075.1286.3544.447.000.000.000.00
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21p371217210001004801000.059.238.059.2971022.111.000.235.17818.1836.362.000.000.000.00
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32p38245000000000401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter365612368517002500302340552020.139.179.167.34610217699.224.028.077.0004.2933.487.800.000.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2722220000003901000.091.200.091.2912026.154.000.136.00011.5434.623.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1719220000003701000.105.227.105.3322023.167.000.158.00013.0430.432.330.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14026416448008001087031105.167.196.197.393528306.247.030.068.0003.2728.438.700.000.0018.18
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1482021127700120011820140010.134.178.168.346347227.225.034.089.0004.8536.127.450.000.0025.93
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter76143913200500965010104.091.144.105.249152163.165.014.077.0005.5239.887.220.000.0015.38
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13010000000000001.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622721638800110013104024109.139.179.167.346458310.224.028.077.0004.2933.487.800.000.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621321212000000185406000.091.200.091.291120156.154.000.136.00011.5434.623.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca22P5--28-110101.0002.00------5100.06.6
1992Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca22P7--14--551.0000.71------7100.010.1
1993Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca23P17--11222-3533.9431.94------17100.012.2
1993Memphis Chicks SouAAkca23P10--37111110.9091.00------10100.07.1
1994Carolina Mudcats SouAApit24P3---5--551.0001.67------3100.02.1
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit24P3---2--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P17-108108212018.9001.060.17-----17100.014.9
1995Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit25P14--762-1513.8670.93------14100.09.9
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P21-722161-1918.9470.860.25-----21100.014.6
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P51-1421725--42421.0000.820.30-----51100.031.5
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P33-1881625114241.9761.240.22-----33100.020.4
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P29-1711217-129291.0001.000.17-----29100.017.9
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P31-2031817213735.9461.130.17-----31100.019.1
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P35-2513031116261.9841.740.24-----35100.021.6
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P34-2321635-451511.0001.500.22-----34100.021.0
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P21-141519-124241.0001.140.17-----21100.013.0
2003Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya33P2--21--331.0001.50------2100.03.5
2003Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya33P1---------------1100.00.8
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya34P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.8
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya34P27271761019413329.8791.070.16-----27100.016.7
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35P353521812284-4440.9091.140.18-----3697.221.6
2006Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi36P1---------------1100.02.0
2006Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi36P2---------------2100.01.4
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36P272716815193-3734.9191.260.20-----2896.416.7
2007Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi37P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37P14127855211210.8330.710.13-----14100.08.6
2008Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn38P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.01.8
2008Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn38P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.2
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn38P2614616--771.0000.270.15-----26100.016.1
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P40110221941692702012459439.9561.090.20-----4010.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17--782-1715.8820.88------170.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P13--312111615.9381.15------130.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P29--14282-4442.9551.45------290.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3--11--221.0000.67------30.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--28-110101.0002.00------50.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P4--22--441.0001.00------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca225----------
1992Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca227----------
1993Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca2317----------
1993Memphis Chicks SouAAkca2310----------
1994Carolina Mudcats SouAApit243----------
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit243----------
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2417----------
1995Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit2514----------
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2521----------
1996Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2651----------
1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2733----------
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2829----------
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2931----------
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3035----------
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3134----------
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3221----------
2003Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya332----------
2003Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya331----------
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya341----------
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya3427----------
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3535----------
2006Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi361----------
2006Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi362----------
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3627----------
2007Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi371----------
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3714----------
2008Arizona Cubs ArizRkchn381----------
2008Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn383----------
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3826----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2004New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB34004.0511000006.27330140001.299.450.001.355.404.004.05.000
2004New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB34113.14220000014.112551151000.927.530.630.633.145.003.14.500
2006Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB36027.07440000014.02412111213001.8615.430.641.298.366.507.71.000
2007Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB37001.1332100008.01011118001.3811.251.131.139.008.001.13.000
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB38202.37633000019.015551316100.957.110.471.427.585.332.371.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs223.731394000041.04918173637101.3410.760.661.328.126.173.95.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs004.0511000006.7733014001.209.450.001.355.404.004.05.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs113.14220000014.31255115100.917.530.630.633.145.003.14.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3721000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3843020000000101000.667.667.6671.3342041.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs75020000000101000.400.400.400.800206.500.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2008-11-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-09-09InjuredDisabled -- Right foot strain 
2008-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-18InjuredDisabled -- Right foot strain 
2008-01-16ContractSigned by Cubs (1-year) 
2007-06-23InjuredDisabled -- Right foot 
2007-04-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-05-29InjuredDisabled -- strained left groin 
2004-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
2004-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-05-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-03-29InjuredDisabled -- strained groin 
2003-11-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-02-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2002-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-08-02InjuredDisabled -- elbow tendinitis 
1998-12-14TradeTraded by Pirates to Cubs for Brant Brown. 
1993-07-31TradeTraded by Royals with Dan Miceli to Pirates for Stan Belinda. 
1992-06-08Contractsigned 
* 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
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24109,000-75633-957,101109,000109,000
1995Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25140,000-6151832999,520109,000249,000
1996Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26150,000-5992033957,870109,000399,000
1997Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27335,000-4606501,182,177150,000734,000
1998Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll281,450,000-266371++1,276,192170,0002,184,000
1999Chicago CubsTeam Payroll292,100,000-2341274++1,454,491200,0004,284,000
2000Chicago CubsTeam Payroll303,833,333-160883++1,394,248200,0008,117,333
2001Chicago CubsTeam Payroll315,083,333-123487++1,897,758200,00013,200,666
2002Chicago CubsTeam Payroll325,833,333-118587++2,011,045200,00019,033,999
2004New York YankeesTeam Payroll342,700,000-2251976++2,070,100300,00021,733,999
2005Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll355,583,333-133786++2,189,055300,00027,317,332
2006Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll367,583,333-99488++2,365,072327,00034,900,665
2007Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll377,833,33313.07797489++2,459,737380,00042,733,998
2008Chicago CubsTeam Payroll383,500,000-2461573++2,696,252390,00046,233,998
* 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