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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joshua Eric Towers
Stat Years
1996-2011  [mlb] 2001-2009
Height/Weight
6-1 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (392)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Hueneme (Oxnard,CA)
Colleges
Oxnard College (Oxnard, California)
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #15 (#441 overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Gil Kubski
MLB Debut
2001-05-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.065)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [7] TOR [5] COL [1] LAN [1] NYA [1] WAS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1470 ... retro id: towej001 ... mlbam id: 346869
Relations
Nephew of Roger Frash, Cousin of Justin Frash
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1996Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-191---415.241490015055.063353295614111.2410.311.470.829.985.7312.20.800
    1996Minor Totals: BALbyYearRk----191---415.241490015055.063353295614111.2410.311.470.829.985.7312.20.800
    1997Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAbal-202---003.44910058118.1188712160001.098.840.490.987.853.938.00.000
    1997Frederick KeysCaroA+bal19202---624.8625300822153.2743629418642131.7112.410.673.0210.736.043.56.750
    1997Minor Totals: BALbyYearA/A+----202---624.50344001330272.0924436520802131.5611.500.632.5010.005.504.00.750
    1998Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-213---873.34252030351145.1137585411912252111.008.480.680.567.563.5913.56.533
    1998Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-213---213.50520013018.020971471001.3310.000.502.003.504.501.75.667
    1998Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA/A+----212---1083.37302230481163.31576761121312962111.048.660.660.727.123.709.92.556
    1999Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal16224---1273.76292852110189.0204867926261065351.229.711.241.245.054.104.08.632
    1999Minor Totals: BALbyYearAA----221---1273.76292852110189.0204867926261065351.229.711.241.245.054.104.08.632
    2000Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-235---863.47242451000148.0157635717211021181.209.551.031.286.203.834.86.571
    2000Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----231---863.47242451000148.0157635717211021181.209.551.031.286.203.834.86.571
    2001Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-246---313.51661100041.040181628270021.178.780.441.765.933.953.38.750
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.49242011240140.116574702116581061.2910.581.351.033.724.753.63.444
    2001Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----241---313.51661100041.040181628270021.178.780.441.765.933.953.38.750
    2001MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8104.50242011240140.316574702116581061.2910.601.351.033.734.753.63.444
    2002Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal16257---097.5715131012069.010965581614431021.7814.222.091.835.618.483.07.000
    2002Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf037.90530012027.1422424115131001.7213.833.621.654.287.902.60.000
    2002Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----251---097.5715131012069.010965581614431021.7814.222.091.835.618.483.07.000
    2002MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf037.97530012027.3422424115131001.7313.953.651.664.327.972.60.000
    2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor19268---573.32212011010132.213355491020763001.159.020.681.365.163.733.80.417
    2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf814.481481026164.1673432157421041.159.372.100.985.884.766.00.889
    2003Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----261---573.34212011010132.713355491020763001.169.050.681.365.173.743.80.417
    2003MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf814.491481026164.3673432157421041.159.412.110.985.904.776.00.889
    2004Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-279---312.50650001036.033111057252001.118.251.251.756.252.753.57.750
    2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf995.11212100000116.114870661626510191.5011.451.242.013.955.421.96.500
    2004Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----271---312.50650001036.033111057252001.118.251.251.756.252.753.57.750
    2004MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf995.12212100000116.314870661626510191.5011.471.242.023.955.431.96.500
    2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor72810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13123.71333321000208.22371018624291121161.2710.221.041.254.834.363.86.520
    2005MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13123.72333321000208.72371018624291121161.2810.241.041.254.844.373.86.520
    2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-2911---554.00151500000101.112153451211762001.3010.751.070.986.754.716.91.500
    2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor72911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2108.4215120013062.09362581717351101.7713.502.472.475.089.002.06.167
    2006Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----291---554.01151500000101.312153451211762001.3110.771.070.986.774.726.91.500
    2006MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2108.4215120013062.09362581717351101.7713.502.472.475.089.002.06.167
    2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor73012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5105.382515006100107.012973641822761061.4110.851.511.856.396.143.45.333
    2007MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5105.382515006100107.012973641822761061.4110.851.511.856.396.143.45.333
    2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol113113---676.273115007160116.115683811229796001.5912.070.932.246.116.422.72.462
    2008Minor Totals: COLbyYearAAA----311---676.283115007160116.315683811229796001.5912.090.932.256.126.432.72.462
    2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAAnya183214---762.74191800010101.28932311324551001.117.881.152.124.872.832.29.538
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas313214---0021.6010000101.26440000003.6032.400.000.000.0021.600.00.000
    2009New York YankeesALMLBnya123214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.3820002205.16320120001.3110.130.001.693.385.062.00.000
    2009Minor Totals: NYA-WASbyYearAAA----322---763.06201800020103.39536351324551001.158.291.132.104.803.142.29.538
    2009MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.5320002205.36320120001.3710.590.001.763.535.292.00.000
    2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan43315---258.05880000038.062423496181011.7914.682.131.424.269.953.00.286
    2010Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----331---258.05880000038.062423496181011.7914.682.131.424.269.953.00.286
    2011Camden RiversharksAtlIndy---33416---566.1513122001071.210051491113392001.5812.561.381.634.906.403.00.455
    2011Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA----3416---117.94430001011.11715102360001.7613.501.592.384.7611.912.00.500
    2011Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----341---566.1913122001071.710051491113392001.5912.641.391.644.936.453.00.455
    2011Minor Totals: byYearAAA----341---118.11430001011.31715102360001.8013.781.622.434.8612.162.00.500
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)45554.951391124214271731.388744140212212338963311.3810.921.501.514.795.433.16.450
    American League Totals (8 yrs)45554.951391124214271731.388744140212212338963311.3810.921.501.514.795.433.16.450
    Minor League Totals72664.25257190165276731,276.31439673603150207883348331.2910.151.061.466.234.754.27.522
    Minor: Indy Totals566.1913122001071.710051491113392001.5912.641.391.644.936.453.00.455
    Minor: Rk Totals415.241490015055.063353295614111.2410.311.470.829.985.7312.20.800
    Minor: A Totals003.48910058118.3188712160001.108.950.500.997.963.988.00.000
    Minor: A+ Totals1493.7550233011272199.02119483152718673141.209.540.681.228.414.256.89.609
    Minor: AA Totals1483.74343052240207.0224958627301136351.239.741.171.304.914.133.77.636
    Minor: AAA Totals40484.46150127838230797.092344139598143507171131.3410.421.111.615.734.983.55.455
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (5 yrs)37424.9310889319191558.36743403069010131643251.3910.871.451.635.105.483.13.468
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)8135.06292311360167.720798943221712061.3611.141.721.133.825.283.38.381
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)003.5320002205.36320120001.3710.590.001.763.535.292.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3524pL-S-E-P112000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor726pL-S-E-P211000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor727pL-S-E-P311000000000002001.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor728pL-S-E-P4336000000000200000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor729pL-S-E-P525110000000100000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.2500.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor730pL-S-E-P621000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol1131p---732233400010021000000.174.240.174.4142540.087.000.3088.0040.005.000.00.000.0
    2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan433p---858121001000202000.250.250.375.6251031.125.125.3330.0020.000.000.00.0050.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)4016110000000302001.063.063.063.1261810.000.000.0770.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (6 yrs)4016110000000302001.063.063.063.1261810.000.000.0770.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals37314610020021202000.194.242.226.4683571.097.032.3165.7134.296.000.00.0016.7
    Minor: AAA Totals37314610020021202000.194.242.226.4683571.097.032.3165.7134.296.000.00.0016.7
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (5 yrs)3914110000000302001.071.071.071.1421610.000.000.0910.0018.750.000.00.000.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)12000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1996Bluefield OriolesAppRk19P1400.0590114141.0001.000.0020.6100.06
    1997Delmarva ShorebirdsSALA20P900.03000331.0000.300.006.3100.012
    1997Frederick KeysCaroA+20P2500.01500661.0000.200.0017.9100.010
    1998Frederick KeysCaroA+21P2500.01924134443.9771.700.0017.9100.07
    1998Bowie BaysoxEastAA21P500.02300551.0001.000.003.5100.022
    1999Bowie BaysoxEastAA22P2900.01331504944.8981.500.0020.6100.05
    2000Rochester Red WingsILAAA23P2400.01120423531.8861.300.0016.7100.08
    2001Rochester Red WingsILAAA24P600.0550010101.0001.700.004.2100.021
    2001Baltimore OriolesALMLB24P240140.11018122928.9661.200.2014.9100.09
    2002Rochester Red WingsILAAA25P1500.088111716.9411.100.0010.4100.011
    2002Baltimore OriolesALMLB25P5027.1570112121.0002.400.443.1100.016
    2003Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAA26P2100.0817332825.8931.200.0014.9100.08
    2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLB26P14864.1910102019.9501.400.308.6100.015
    2004Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAA27P600.02201441.0000.700.004.2100.021
    2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27P2121116.1913212422.9171.000.1913.0100.011
    2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLB28P3333208.229310460601.0001.800.2920.4100.08
    2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAA29P1500.01214232826.9291.700.0010.5100.016
    2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29P151262.076101413.9290.900.219.3100.019
    2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLB30P2515107.01619323835.9211.400.3315.4100.010
    2008Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA31P3100.0713112120.9520.600.0021.796.95
    2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YankeesILAAA32P1900.010150425251.0001.300.0013.5100.07
    2009Syracuse ChiefsILAAA32P100.00200221.0002.000.000.7100.036
    2009New York YankeesALMLB32P205.1000000.0000.000.001.2100.021
    2010Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAA33P800.046101110.9091.300.005.6100.023
    MLB Totals - (P)1398973085104810197189.9591.400.260.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)14600671021215181169.9341.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)34001534505449.9071.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)50002029135049.9801.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)9003000331.0000.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1400590114141.0001.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1996Minor14----------
    1997Minor34----------
    1998Minor30----------
    1999Minor29----------
    2000Minor24----------
    2001MLB24----------
    2001Minor6----------
    2002MLB5----------
    2002Minor15----------
    2003MLB14----------
    2003Minor21----------
    2004MLB21----------
    2004Minor6----------
    2005MLB33----------
    2006MLB15----------
    2006Minor15----------
    2007MLB25----------
    2008Minor31----------
    2009MLB2----------
    2009Minor20----------
    2010Minor8----------
    Totals392----------