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Joel JohnstonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-1996 MLB Years: 1991-1995
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-321Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoel Raymond Johnston
Height6-4Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 8,1967 [51.074]PlaceWest Chester,Pennsylvania
High SchoolMarple Newtown (Newton Square,PA)
CollegePenn State University (University Park,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (75th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBob Carter
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-KCA-#8 ... 1992-MLB-#59 ... 1992-MLB-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1991 [24.181]
OrganizationsKCA [5] PIT [2] BOS [1] COL [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13409Retrosheet IDjohnj005MLBAM ID116644
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts63Walks22Hittable61SO/BB30vsPower62Hitting0Durability58Team.493Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1987Penn StateCollegeNCAASoST20844.5013130620076.0944238023580001.5411.13--2.726.872.52.667-
1988Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-ST21475.2014140000064.0644937134647001.539.000.144.789.001.88.364-
1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-ST22944.92262600000131.21358472663768001.509.230.414.315.191.21.692-
1990Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-S/R23244.88317241018755.0363730249606001.545.860.337.979.761.22.333-
1990Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-S/R23006.7543100106.259511663003.156.751.3521.608.100.38--
1990Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel23000.0020200003.01000130000.673.00--3.009.003.00--
1990Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0244.853710271019764.1424635366699001.665.820.429.149.551.05.333-
1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca41Rel24475.21470470027874.06043431242636001.377.261.455.097.631.50.364-
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca58Rel24100.4013013001022.091109210000.813.63--3.638.462.331.0002.18
1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-Rel25526.39420420022274.2805453945486001.679.641.085.425.791.07.714-
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37Rel250013.5050500102.23442201001.8710.126.756.75--0.00-14.78
1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit34Rel26137.76260260014131.0302827525265001.768.621.447.187.471.04.250-
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit64Rel26243.38330330016253.0382020719311001.076.411.183.215.231.63.3334.60
1994Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-Rel27005.1413013008214.0888214112001.575.141.299.007.070.79--
1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-Rel27026.751129002020.0201815318172001.909.001.358.107.650.94.000-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0026.09242220010234.0282623532284001.767.411.328.477.410.88.000-
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit64Rel270029.7040400003.01412110451025.4037.80--10.8013.501.25-5.53
1995Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-Rel28225.9618018006022.2261615112140001.6810.320.404.765.561.17.500-
1995Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel28126.75300300013641.0543131419393101.7711.760.874.148.492.05.333-
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0346.47480480019663.1804746531533101.7311.250.704.367.451.71.429-
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos45Rel280111.2540400004.02551340011.254.502.256.759.001.33.0007.35
1996Tennessee TomahawksBSLInd-Rel29325.57180180017521.0221313124244002.199.430.4310.2910.291.00.600-
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter354.31590590018284.26642411037613031.206.931.053.896.411.65.3751.49
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter28335.61264522121011126536.05193773364633842748101.598.670.775.647.131.26.459-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter13186.141892187009219279.02791981923617622124101.628.931.155.637.071.26.419-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.7543100106.259511663003.156.751.3521.608.100.38--
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1184.9157332410187186.1171121102811213614001.518.230.395.396.551.21.579-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter475.2014140000064.0644937134647001.539.000.144.789.001.88.364-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter325.57180180017521.0221313124244002.199.430.4310.2910.291.00.600-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter844.5013130620076.0944238023580001.5411.13--2.726.872.52.667-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter244.92370370016256.2523231723362021.328.261.113.655.721.57.333-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter101.8018018002024.11255211211000.924.320.723.967.561.911.000-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0111.2540400004.02551340011.254.502.256.759.001.33.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings8134.31152015200465220.016910810526951578081.206.931.053.896.411.65.3811.49
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11135.611082187004511220.02121541371913817420001.598.670.775.647.131.26.458-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-p25421000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1993Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit34p26260000000000010000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.7440.000.000.000.000.000.00
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit64p26336121000000201000.333.333.500.833317.500.167.167.3640.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
1995Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-p28182000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter336121000000201000.333.333.500.833317.500.167.167.0000.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter863000000000110000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter863000000000110000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter336121000000201000.333.333.500.833317.500.167.167.0000.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622951050000001005000.333.333.500.83315534.500.167.167.0000.0028.570.000.000.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626000000000220000.000.250.000.250008.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca21P14--37411410.7140.71------14100.018.4
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca22P26--7142-2321.9130.81------26100.018.7
1990Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca23P31--66121312.9230.39------31100.022.5
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca23P4---3--331.0000.75------4100.02.8
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24P47--56111211.9170.23------47100.032.6
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24P13-2212--331.0000.230.14-----13100.08.0
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25P42--114-115151.0000.36------42100.029.2
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25P5-2-------------5100.03.1
1993Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit26P26--13--441.0000.15------26100.018.1
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P33-5345--991.0000.270.17-----33100.020.4
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit27P13---1--111.0000.08------13100.09.0
1994Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27P11---2--221.0000.18------11100.07.7
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P4-3-12-31.3330.250.33-----4100.03.5
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28P30---3--331.0000.10------30100.021.3
1995Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28P18---2--221.0000.11------18100.013.1
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28P4-4-------------4100.02.8
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P59-84582-1513.8670.220.15-----590.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P187--731123938.9740.20------1870.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---3--331.0000.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P57--1320323633.9170.58------570.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--37411410.7140.71------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Eugene Emeralds NwstA-kca2114----------
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca2226----------
1990Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca2331----------
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca234----------
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2447----------
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2413----------
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2542----------
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca255----------
1993Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit2626----------
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2633----------
1994Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit2713----------
1994Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor2711----------
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit274----------
1995Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2830----------
1995Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol2818----------
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos284----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-09-12Released by Rockies. 
1995-07-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1995-07-22Released by Red Sox. 
1994-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-06-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1994-05-25Released by Pirates. 
1992-11-19TradeTraded by Royals with Dennis Moeller to Pirates for Jose Lind. 
* 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
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24100,000-62034-742,231100,000100,000
1992Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25113,500-6633018962,245109,000213,500
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26109,000-75739-968,431109,000322,500
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27130,000-6562527957,101109,000452,500
1995Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28109,000-75346-999,520109,000561,500
* 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