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Josh TowersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1996-2011 MLB Years: 2001-2009
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PositionsP-392Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua Eric Towers
Height6-1Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 26,1977 [41.147]PlacePort Hueneme,California
High SchoolHueneme (Oxnard,CA)
CollegeOxnard College (Oxnard,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 15th round (441st overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGil Kubski
MLB DebutMay 2,2001 [24.065]
OrganizationsBAL [7] TOR [5] COL [1] LAN [1] NYA [1] WAS [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID1470Retrosheet IDtowej001MLBAM ID346869
RelationshipsNephew of Roger Frash, Cousin of Justin Frash
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks94Hittable27SO/BB83vsPower27Hitting0Durability54Team.482Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-S/R19415.241495001055.063353295614101.2410.311.470.829.9812.20.800-
1997Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAbal-Rel20003.44918005118.0188712160001.098.840.490.987.858.00--
1997Frederick KeysCaroA+bal19Rel20624.8625322008153.2743629418642101.7112.410.673.0210.733.56.750-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0624.50344300013271.1924436520802101.5611.500.622.5010.004.00.750-
1998Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-S/R21873.34252053031145.013758541191225201.008.480.680.567.5613.56.533-
1998Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-S/R21213.50523001018.020971471001.3310.000.502.003.501.75.667-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R01083.36302283041163.0157676112131296201.048.650.660.727.119.92.556-
1999Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal16ST221273.76292815210189.0204867926261065301.229.711.241.245.054.08.632-
2000Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ST23863.47242405100148.0157635717211021101.209.551.031.286.204.86.571-
2001Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ST24313.51660110041.040181628270001.178.780.441.765.933.38.750-
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35S/R248104.49242041120140.016574702116581061.2910.581.351.033.723.63.4444.64
2002Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal16ST25097.5715132101069.010965581614431001.7814.222.091.835.613.07.000-
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35S/R25037.90532001027.0422424115131001.7213.833.621.654.282.60.0007.79
2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor19ST26573.32212011100132.213355491020763001.159.020.681.365.163.80.417-
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7S/R26814.481486102164.0673432157421041.159.372.100.985.886.00.8895.27
2004Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-S/R27312.50651000036.033111057252001.118.251.251.756.253.57.750-
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7ST27995.11212100000116.014870661626510191.5011.451.242.013.951.96.5004.86
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7ST2813123.71333302100208.22371018624291121161.2710.221.041.254.833.86.5203.94
2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-ST29554.00151500000101.012153451211762001.3010.751.070.986.756.91.500-
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7S/R292108.4215123001062.09362581717351131.7713.502.472.475.082.06.1676.55
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7S/R305105.382515100060107.012973641822761061.4110.851.511.856.393.45.3334.79
2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol11S/R31676.273115160070116.015683811229796001.5912.070.932.246.112.72.462-
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya18ST32762.74191810000101.28932311324551001.117.881.152.124.872.29.538-
2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas31Rel320021.6010100001.26440000003.6032.40------0.00--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0763.05201820000102.09536351324551001.158.271.132.094.792.29.538-
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya12Rel32003.3820200205.06320120011.3110.13--1.693.382.00-3.47
2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan4ST33258.05880000038.062423496181001.7914.682.131.424.263.00.286-
2011Camden RiversharksAtlInd-3ST34566.1513121200071.210051491113392001.5812.561.381.634.903.00.455-
2011Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA--S/R34117.94431000011.01715102360001.7613.501.592.384.762.00.500-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter45554.951391122742141729.088744140212212338963351.3810.921.501.514.793.16.4501.75
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter72664.25257190671652731273.1143967360315020788334801.2910.151.061.466.234.27.522-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter40484.46150127238380794.09234413959814350717101.3410.421.111.615.733.55.455-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1483.74343045220207.0224958627301136301.239.741.171.304.913.77.636-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1493.7550232730112198.1211948315271867301.209.540.681.228.416.89.609-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.44918005118.0188712160001.098.840.490.987.858.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter415.241495001055.063353295614101.2410.311.470.829.9812.20.800-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter566.1513121200071.210051491113392001.5812.561.381.634.903.00.455-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter37424.9310889193191557.06743403069010131643281.3910.861.451.635.093.13.468-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8135.05292361130167.220798943221712061.3611.111.721.133.813.38.381-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.3820200205.06320120011.3110.13--1.693.382.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14174.95423481140220.0267133121373711721111.3810.921.501.514.793.16.4521.75
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12114.254433113151220.024811610426361526101.2910.151.061.466.234.27.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35p2412000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7p2611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7p2711000000000002001.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7p28336000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7p2925110000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1780.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7p3021000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol113132233400010021000000.174.240.174.4144025.308.000.087.2008.0040.005.000.000.000.00
2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan4p3358121001000202000.250.250.375.6253110.333.125.125.2710.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4016110000000302001.063.063.063.1261018.077.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter37314610020021202000.194.242.226.4687135.316.032.097.0005.7134.296.000.000.0016.67
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter37314610020021202000.194.242.226.4687135.316.032.097.0005.7134.296.000.000.0016.67
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3914110000000302001.071.071.071.1421016.091.000.000.0000.0018.750.000.000.000.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162654400000001208004.063.063.063.1264073.077.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162136182640090095309000.194.242.226.468314153.316.032.097.0005.7134.296.000.000.0016.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal19P14--59-114141.0001.00------14100.020.6
1997Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal20P9--3---331.0000.33------9100.06.3
1997Frederick Keys CaroA+bal20P25--15--661.0000.24------25100.017.9
1998Frederick Keys CaroA+bal21P25--1924134443.9771.72------25100.017.9
1998Bowie Baysox EastAAbal21P5--23--551.0001.00------5100.03.5
1999Bowie Baysox EastAAbal22P29--13315-4944.8981.52------29100.020.6
2000Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal23P24--1120423531.8861.29------24100.016.7
2001Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24P6--55--10101.0001.67------6100.04.2
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P24-1401018122928.9661.170.20-----24100.014.9
2002Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25P15--88111716.9411.07------15100.010.4
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P5-2757-112121.0002.400.44-----5100.03.1
2003Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor26P21--817332825.8931.19------21100.014.9
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26P148649101-2019.9501.360.30-----14100.08.6
2004Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor27P6--22-1441.0000.67------6100.04.2
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27P2121116913212422.9171.050.19-----21100.013.0
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28P33332082931-460601.0001.820.29-----33100.020.4
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor29P15--1214232826.9291.73------15100.010.5
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P151262761-1413.9290.870.21-----15100.09.3
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30P25151071619323835.9211.400.33-----25100.015.4
2008Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol31P31--713112120.9520.65------3296.921.7
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya32P19--1015-425251.0001.32------19100.013.5
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas32P1---2--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya32P2-5-------------2100.01.2
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan33P8--461-1110.9091.25------8100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P1398972985104810197189.9591.360.26-----1390.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P146--671021215181169.9341.16------1460.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P34--15345-5449.9071.44------340.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P50--2029135049.9800.98------500.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--3---331.0000.33------90.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--59-114141.0001.00------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal1914----------
1997Delmarva Shorebirds SALAbal209----------
1997Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2025----------
1998Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2125----------
1998Bowie Baysox EastAAbal215----------
1999Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2229----------
2000Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal2324----------
2001Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal246----------
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2424----------
2002Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal2515----------
2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal255----------
2003Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor2621----------
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2614----------
2004Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor276----------
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2721----------
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2833----------
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor2915----------
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2915----------
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3025----------
2008Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol3131----------
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya3219----------
2009Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas321----------
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya322----------
2010Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan338----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB29204.44660000026.13013134921001.4910.251.373.087.182.334.441.000
2007Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB30202.45660000025.222872423001.037.710.701.408.065.752.811.000
2008Colorado RockiesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31007.20523002015.0211212429001.5312.602.401.205.404.507.20.000
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.00000000212.0300000000.252.250.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB33018.40431000015.0201514208101.3312.001.200.004.8009.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs414.4021174002294.0964846121561101.189.191.151.445.844.074.60.800

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2912000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3035010000000200001.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs87010000000200001.143.143.143.286107.200.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2014Gulf Coast Mets -GCLRkMinornyn37Pitching Coach603327.5504.02Jose Carreno
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001AL Rookie of the Month (June)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-12-16ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2009-01-14ContractSigned by Nationals to minor league contract 
2002-11-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-11-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-10-01InjuredDisabled -- broken ring finger 
1996-06-20Contractsigned 
* 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
2001Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll24200,000-77144-1,897,758200,000200,000
2002Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll25245,000-64020292,011,045200,000445,000
2003Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26300,000-70330-2,163,527300,000745,000
2004Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll27340,000-57420362,070,100300,0001,085,000
2005Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll28358,000-58217362,189,055300,0001,443,000
2006Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll292,300,000-28713652,365,072327,0003,743,000
2007Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll302,900,000-278966++2,459,737380,0006,643,000
2009New York YankeesTeam Payroll32400,000-72430-2,746,792400,0007,043,000
* 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