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Tommy La StellaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Chicago Cubs MLB Years: 2014-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions2B-425, 3B-73, P-16, DH-1, 1B-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas La Stella
Height5-11Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 31,1989 [29.142]PlaceCloster,New Jersey
High SchoolSt. Joseph Regional (Montvale,NJ)
CollegeCoastal Carolina University (Conway,SC), St. John's University (New York,NY)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 8th round (266th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$105,000Signing ScoutsBilly BestService Time3.057 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2014-ATL-#9
MLB DebutMay 28,2014 [25.117]
OrganizationsATL [4] CHN [4] Awards3
TBC Player ID158467Retrosheet IDlastt001MLBAM ID600303
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed30Power48Contact86XBH47RBIs55Runs40Hitting73Durability37Team.528Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008St. John'sBigEastNCAA-1Fr202b192025282006003320101.320.419.400.81910231.348.080.200.3719.689.681.000.000.0025.00
2010Coastal CarolinaBigSouNCAA-1So112b21642466393142146660321556502.378.451.6221.07315330294.356.244.398.46010.885.100.474.7617.5732.26
2011Coastal CarolinaBigSouNCAA-1Jr-2b22612315992154147074321876501.398.476.6801.15615733281.382.282.433.48911.396.410.564.9816.5035.87
2011Rome BravesSALAatl222b2263232467613594022262853405.328.401.543.94412627270.337.215.328.4079.6310.371.083.3325.7835.53
2012Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl542b23513430113004110000.231.444.6151.0598218.182.384.692.44622.225.560.255.5613.0066.67
2012Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+atl82b2385298439022555613236241131022.302.386.460.84613732358.305.158.315.36410.066.700.671.4059.6035.56
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         90311479322665913240251231022.299.389.466.85514534376.300.167.331.36810.646.650.631.6051.8336.56
2013Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+atl2b247207111014118110000.550.690.7501.44015229.556.200.600.60727.593.450.133.4520.0018.18
2013Mississippi BravesSouAAatl82b2481283329721244171373421036.343.422.473.89513427323.380.130.283.39311.4610.530.921.2470.7527.84
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         883033910822254582453531036.356.444.492.93614929352.392.136.304.41112.789.940.781.4260.6026.85
2014Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl112b254716718496112311251420404.293.384.359.743608198.308.066.216.33712.637.070.560.51167.0016.33
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl72b2593319228016113121364013128.251.328.317.64510118360.283.066.182.29210.0011.111.110.28319.0022.50
2015Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn2p261036993003003110001.250.325.333.65812340.257.083.167.2967.502.500.330.000.0033.33
2015Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn52b269333112116004300101.333.395.545.94018438.333.212.333.39710.537.890.752.6333.0036.36
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         196912205119007410102.290.359.435.79430778.292.145.246.3458.975.130.571.2869.0035.00
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn112b-3b26336741860111205710101.269.324.403.72727774.283.134.239.3176.769.461.401.3567.0038.89
2016Tennessee SmokiesSouAAchn113b2724120000002010000.500.714.5001.214207.500.000.500.55128.570.000.000.000.000.00
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn23b2712446122013002900002.273.304.386.69017346.324.113.159.3004.3519.574.502.1744.0025.00
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14487142013004910002.292.358.396.75419353.342.104.188.3337.5516.982.251.8948.0021.43
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23b2774148174012121101182720012.270.357.405.7626015168.319.135.250.33310.7116.071.501.1974.0037.50
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn23b28331101424201601102200101.218.281.264.545293121.261.046.127.2468.2618.182.200.83110.0012.50
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23b287312518368052200201820213.288.389.472.8615913149.298.184.344.36913.4212.080.903.3625.0036.11
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3b2960861126200140191400002.302.368.326.69428295.361.024.116.3139.4714.741.560.000.007.69
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter333745722004429894388106634416.268.349.369.71827555846.301.101.220.00010.4012.531.201.0682.7827.50
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter354124018338472152418524815713724720522.310.392.450.8425581111448.328.140.280.00010.849.460.871.6651.6728.91
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter101354419612243812414820608.271.345.350.69512418403.299.079.192.00010.1711.911.170.9988.5018.75
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter933234210824244471423541037.334.417.458.87514830370.366.124.272.00011.359.460.831.0880.7527.78
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter923185010123566014344251231022.318.409.478.88715234387.320.160.333.00011.376.460.571.5553.0033.66
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63232467613594022262853405.328.401.543.94412627270.337.215.328.0009.6310.371.083.3325.7835.53
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter513430113004110000.231.444.6151.0598218.182.384.692.00022.225.560.255.5613.0066.67
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14550212419331628142134673614121104.384.461.6371.09832065606.367.253.404.00011.065.940.544.6217.9333.68
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2404265012028185822526650328.282.364.408.77217437486.315.126.249.00010.7013.581.271.6553.2530.83
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter93319228016113121364013128.251.328.317.64510118360.283.066.182.00010.0011.111.110.28319.0022.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games162362359721144321435231228.268.349.369.71813427412.301.101.220.00010.4012.531.201.0682.7827.50
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256784176337118511472631139210.310.392.450.84225551663.328.140.280.00010.849.460.871.6651.6728.91

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Rome Braves SALAatl222B60--941481132253242.9574.03------6395.242.9
2012Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl232B4--98--17171.0004.25------580.06.9
2012Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+atl232B75--141177854326318.9754.24------8588.253.6
2013Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+atl242B3--36--991.0003.00------742.92.2
2013Mississippi Braves SouAAatl242B73--148203744358351.9804.81------8190.152.5
2014Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl252B40--79113227194192.9904.80------4785.128.2
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl252B8886721146216654368362.9844.110.50-----9394.654.3
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25DH1---------------931.10.6
2015Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn26P16--533-118.7270.50------10160.011.5
2015Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn262B5--614-120201.0004.00------1050.03.6
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn262B5--2017163837.9747.40------955.63.5
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn262B1411881233-445451.0003.210.51-----3342.48.6
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn263B12652331-76.8570.500.12-----3336.47.4
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn272B2--3611109.9004.50------2100.01.4
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn273B6--213-115151.0002.50------1250.04.2
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn272B4--37-110101.0002.50------1233.32.8
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn273B33242071232444844.9171.330.21-----7444.620.5
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn272B9750119122120.9522.220.40-----7412.25.6
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn282B22--36542189290.9784.09------3366.715.8
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn283B4--46311310.7692.50------3312.12.9
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B211313327261135453.9812.520.40-----7328.813.0
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn283B181092914--23231.0001.280.25-----7324.711.1
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn281B1---------------731.40.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B132117992196284873488480.9843.640.48-----1320.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B63403512449547873.9361.160.21-----630.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B71--138191552334329.9854.63------710.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B10--619322825.8932.50------100.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B80--157223846388380.9794.75------800.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--533-118.7270.50------160.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B78--144183854335327.9764.19------780.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B60--941481132253242.9574.03------600.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4--98--17171.0004.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Rome Braves SALAatl22---60-------
2012Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl23---4-------
2012Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+atl23---75-------
2013Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+atl24---3-------
2013Mississippi Braves SouAAatl24---73-------
2014Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl25---40-------
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25---88------1
2015Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn2616--5-------
2015Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn26---5-------
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26---14-12-----
2016Tennessee Smokies SouAAchn27---2-------
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27---4-6-----
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---9-33-----
2017Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn28---22-4-----
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28--121-18-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2013Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor241862618611101116400000.290.436.468.90429878.298.178.43520.515.130.251.2862.0044.44
2014Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2520477124005006700000.255.340.340.68016453.300.085.21311.3213.211.170.000.0033.33
2015Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2621519192112036610001.373.448.510.95826458.409.137.19610.3410.341.001.7251.0021.05
2015Chicago CubsWild CardMLB2612000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2015Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB2611000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB2647000000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2712275104002001200000.370.393.519.91214428.400.149.1853.577.142.000.000.0040.00
2016Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB2711000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2815418112025007700100.268.367.463.83019449.273.195.36614.2914.291.004.0820.5036.36
2017Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB2820000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2017Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB2822000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2018Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2919504143006012810000.280.321.340.66117353.333.060.0803.7715.094.000.000.0021.43
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs1862618611101116400000.290.436.468.90429878.298.178.43520.515.130.251.2862.0044.44
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs88217336615132004223020101.304.372.424.7969219242.341.120.2039.0912.401.361.2472.3328.79
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs42000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs69000000000200000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20112nd Team College All-American (2B) ... Big South Conference All-Conference Team (2B) ... Big South Conference Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-01-123BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($0.95m) [Avoids arbitration]28.346Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-08-063BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)28.187Team Roster on 2017-08-06
2017-07-223BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)28.172Team Roster on 2017-07-22
2017-06-163BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)28.136Team Roster on 2017-06-16
2017-06-143BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list28.134Team Roster on 2017-06-14
2017-06-063BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured28.126Team Roster on 2017-06-06
2017-05-213BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)28.110Team Roster on 2017-05-21
2017-05-073BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)28.096Team Roster on 2017-05-07
2017-04-223BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinors--Reinstated from Bereavement list anad assigned to Iowa (AAA)28.081Team Roster on 2017-04-22
2017-04-173BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement/Family Emergency List28.076Team Roster on 2017-04-17
2016-08-313BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)27.212Team Roster on 2016-08-31
2016-08-223BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)27.203Team Roster on 2016-08-22
2016-08-173BChicago CubsTennessee (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tennessee (AA)27.198Team Roster on 2016-08-17
2016-07-293BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)27.179Team Roster on 2016-07-29
2016-07-073BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.157Team Roster on 2016-07-07
2016-06-103BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-DL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right hamstring27.130Team Roster on 2016-06-10
2015-08-243BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-ActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)26.205Team Roster on 2015-08-24
2015-08-112BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)26.192Team Roster on 2015-08-11
2015-08-022BChicago CubsTennessee (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list26.183Team Roster on 2015-08-02
2015-07-052BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL26.155Team Roster on 2015-07-05
2015-05-172BChicago CubsTennessee (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Tennessee (AA) for rehab26.106Team Roster on 2015-05-17
2015-04-152BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right oblique26.074Team Roster on 2015-04-15
2014-11-172BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Braves to Cubs for Arodys Vizcaino. Teams also swapped Intl signing slots25.290Team Roster on 2014-11-17
2014-05-282BAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors25.117Team Roster on 2014-05-28
2014-04-122BAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA)25.071Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-05-072BAtlanta BravesMississippi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Mississippi (AA)24.096Team Roster on 2013-05-07
2012-08-262BAtlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.207Team Roster on 2012-08-26
2012-08-212BAtlanta BravesGulf Coast Braves (Rk)-DL-7InjuredAssigned to Gulf Coast Braves (Rk) for rehab23.202Team Roster on 2012-08-21
2012-06-092BAtlanta BravesLynchburg (A+)-Minors--23.129Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-06-16ContractSigned by Braves 
* 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
2011Atlanta Braves-22105,000-------105,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (8th round - 266th overall)
2014Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25500,000-79437-3,256,497500,000605,000
2015Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26513,0001.12468530243,571,283507,5001,118,000
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27532,0002.10253826413,498,245507,5001,650,000
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28573,5003.05755125393,651,709535,0002,223,500
2018Chicago CubsTeam Payroll29950,000-44216454,360,045545,0003,173,5002018-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($0.95m) [Avoids arbitration]
* 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