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Joe NelsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1994-2010 MLB Years: 2001-2010
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PositionsP-483Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph George Nelson
Height6-2Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 25,1974 [43.211]PlaceAlameda,California
High SchoolSt. Joseph Notre Dame (Alameda,CA)
CollegeUniversity of San Francisco (San Francisco,CA), Seminole State College (Seminole,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 4th round (122nd overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 57th round (1486th overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 52nd round (1427th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry DraftService Time3.016 (2008)
MLB DebutJune 13,2001 [26.231]
OrganizationsATL [6] BOS [3] TBA [2] KCA [1] MIA [1] SEA [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID1332Retrosheet IDnelsj002MLBAM ID406874
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (69.83%) -- Changeup (22.35%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (4.47%) -- Slider (2.79%) -- Cutter (0.56%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 88.20
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts76Walks32Hittable74SO/BB53vsPower74Hitting0Durability54Team.493Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996San FranciscoCollegeNCAAJrS/R21412.331459210554.0452114015520001.117.50--2.508.673.47.800-
1996Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-atl-ST21534.3714131000070.0694334529676001.408.870.643.738.612.31.625-
1997Durham BullsCaroA+atl-ST221064.76252410000124.211474661761995001.408.231.234.407.151.62.625-
1998Greenville BravesSouAAatl-S/R23694.9845123311152108.012476609697411101.7810.300.755.736.151.07.400-
1999Greenville BravesSouAAatl-Rel24112.37250250015830.019158214370001.095.640.594.1510.982.64.500-
1999Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R24234.541239002133.2331817215313001.438.820.534.018.292.07.400-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0343.52373340017963.1523325429683001.277.310.564.089.562.34.429-
2000Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-Rel25102.2540400114.03110370001.506.75--6.7515.752.331.000-
2000Jamestown JammersNYPLA-atl-Rel25002.2530300104.03310170001.006.75--2.2515.757.00--
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0102.2570700218.064204140001.256.75--4.5015.753.501.000-
2001Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel26121.13290290012839.22355114403000.935.220.233.189.082.86.333-
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40Rel260036.0020200002.07981200014.5031.504.509.00--0.00-14.05
2002Trenton ThunderEastAAbos-Rel270014.5440400104.09871232002.5418.692.084.156.231.50--
2004Portland Sea DogsEastAAbos6R/CL29321.782502500221330.01686115491001.024.750.304.4514.543.27.600-
2004Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos44Rel29004.6416016002021.027141119311001.6911.390.423.8013.083.44--
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0322.964104100241351.2432217224802001.307.490.354.1813.943.33.600-
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos57Rel290016.8730300102.24550350022.6213.50--10.1216.871.67-4.92
2005Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln31Rel30002.03909006113.043317221000.832.700.684.7314.853.14--
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-Rel30034.11350350014646.0412521921626001.358.021.764.1112.132.95.000-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0033.64440440020759.04528241028847001.236.831.524.2512.743.00.000-
2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-Rel31221.97240240019732.01997412392000.975.341.133.3810.973.25.500-
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55Rel31114.43430430020944.2372222524441011.377.461.014.848.871.83.5004.31
2008Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-R/CL33112.101901900191125.2176616361000.905.960.352.1012.626.00.500-
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo46Rel33312.00590590020154.0421612522603001.197.000.833.6710.002.73.7503.34
2009Durham BullsILAAAtba36Rel34226.2313013004017.0221412411140001.9011.422.085.717.271.27.500-
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba46Rel34304.02420420013340.0322218727363111.467.141.566.028.031.331.0005.65
2010Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos46Rel35322.4916016003121.21876114211001.487.480.425.828.721.50.600-
2010Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea14Rel35006.7580800108.010660781002.1311.25--7.889.001.14--
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0323.6424024004129.2281312121292001.658.490.306.378.801.38.600-
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos46Rel35009.7280800408.014992690002.4015.122.166.489.721.50-6.20
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter724.381570157005813150.0136837420841547151.458.051.184.979.121.83.7781.44
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter37363.93326522741113759630.25713352775931064744101.398.100.844.409.172.09.507-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter11153.341723169007634243.0210104912310928218001.307.700.844.0010.352.59.423-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter10124.051081296115924185.2172110841410718515101.498.290.685.168.921.73.455-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1064.76252410000124.211474661761995001.408.231.234.407.151.62.625-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter534.2617134001074.0724635530746001.388.760.613.659.002.47.625-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.2540400114.03110370001.506.75--6.7515.752.331.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter412.331459210554.0452114015520001.117.50--2.508.673.47.800-
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.00590590020154.0421612522603001.197.000.833.6710.002.73.750-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114.43430430020944.2372222524441011.377.461.014.848.871.83.500-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter304.02420420013340.0322218727363111.467.141.566.028.031.331.000-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0011.4511011005010.118141429140022.4514.731.647.3611.451.56--
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0036.0020200002.07981200014.5031.504.509.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1034.382270227008419220.01971201072912222310171.458.051.184.979.121.83.7691.44
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13123.931131895004720220.0198116962010722415001.398.100.844.409.172.09.520-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996San FranciscoCollegeJrp2131811120311143191300000.247.322.346.66828590.284.099.235.30310.0014.441.441.1181.0025.00
1998Greenville BravesSouAAatl-p23459110000001000001.111.200.111.3111010.111.000.111.16110.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Greenville BravesSouAAatl-p24252000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1999Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p24136110000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1500.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         388110000000300000.125.125.125.250108.200.000.000.1130.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2001Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p26292000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAflo-33191000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo46p33551100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter551100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13120220000001500001.100.143.100.2432021.133.000.050.0004.7623.815.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter619110000000400000.111.111.111.222109.200.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7011110000001100001.091.167.091.2581012.100.000.091.0008.338.331.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31811120311143191300000.247.322.346.66828590.284.099.235.00010.0014.441.441.1181.0025.00
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter551100000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623300000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16225220000001600001.100.143.100.2432026.133.000.050.0004.7623.815.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Eugene Emeralds NwstA-atl21P14--741-1211.9170.79------14100.018.4
1997Durham Bulls CaroA+atl22P25--2030155150.9802.00------25100.018.0
1998Greenville Braves SouAAatl23P45--11223-3633.9170.73------45100.032.4
1999Greenville Braves SouAAatl24P25--32--551.0000.20------25100.018.1
1999Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24P12--35--881.0000.67------1392.38.5
2000Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl25P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.06.7
2000Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-atl25P3--112-42.5000.67------3100.04.0
2001Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26P29--441-98.8890.28------29100.020.1
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P2-2-------------2100.01.2
2002Trenton Thunder EastAAbos27P4--1-2-31.3330.25------4100.02.9
2004Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos29P25--32--551.0000.20------25100.017.6
2004Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29P16---11-21.5000.06------16100.011.1
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P3-2-------------3100.01.9
2005Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln30P9--31--441.0000.44------9100.06.4
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba30P35--5321108.8000.23------35100.024.3
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca31P24--131-54.8000.17------24100.016.7
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P43-4435-1881.0000.190.18-----43100.026.5
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo33P19--27--991.0000.47------19100.013.3
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33P59-5426--881.0000.140.15-----59100.036.6
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba34P13--12--331.0000.23------13100.09.0
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba34P42-40131-54.8000.100.10-----42100.025.9
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos35P16---5-1551.0000.31------16100.011.1
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea35P8---------------8100.05.6
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35P8-8-------------8100.04.9
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P157-150614112120.9520.130.13-----1570.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P172--1630525146.9020.27------1720.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P108--21275-5348.9060.44------1080.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--2030155150.9802.00------250.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17--853-1613.8130.76------170.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--11--221.0000.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Eugene Emeralds NwstA-atl2114----------
1997Durham Bulls CaroA+atl2225----------
1998Greenville Braves SouAAatl2345----------
1999Greenville Braves SouAAatl2425----------
1999Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2412----------
2000Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl254----------
2000Jamestown Jammers NYPLA-atl253----------
2001Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2629----------
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl262----------
2002Trenton Thunder EastAAbos274----------
2004Portland Sea Dogs EastAAbos2925----------
2004Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2916----------
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293----------
2005Springfield Cardinals TexAAsln309----------
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba3035----------
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca3124----------
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3143----------
2008Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAflo3319----------
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo3359----------
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba3413----------
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3442----------
2010Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos3516----------
2010Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea358----------
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBbos358----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0050500205.0200026000.803.600.003.6010.803.000.00.000
2008Florida MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33002.45100100010611.07331110100.735.730.820.828.1810.002.45.000
2009Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB34000.0003-3003110.01500100001.5013.500.900.000.0000.00.000
2010Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB35103.0913013000211.211441513101.438.490.773.8610.032.603.091.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs101.67283250015937.735773829201.148.360.721.916.933.631.671.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-23ContractSigned by Mariners 
2010-02-02ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2008-12-30ContractSigned by Rays (1-year) 
2008-01-04ContractSigned by Marlins to minor league contract 
2007-03-23InjuredDisabled -- Torn right labrum 
2005-11-18ContractSigned by Royals (minor) 
2004-12-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2004-10-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-03-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2002-08-27Released by Red Sox. 
2002-08-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2002-08-02Released by Braves. 
2001-06-20InjuredDisabled -- shoulder tendenitis 
1996-06-05Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26200,000-77142-1,897,758200,000200,000
2004Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll29300,000-75541-2,070,100300,000500,000
2006Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll31327,000-74240-2,365,072327,000827,000
2008Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll33390,0003.01675325-2,696,252390,0001,217,000
2009Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll341,300,000-38416522,746,792400,0002,517,000
2010Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll35400,000-75732-2,812,412400,0002,917,000
* 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