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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Joseph Traber
Stat Years
1982-1989  [mlb] 1984-1989
Height/Weight
6-0 / 208
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
1B (621) ... OF (184) ... DH (65)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
1961-12-26 in Columbus, Ohio   [58.302]
High School
Wilde Lake (Columbia,MD)
Colleges
Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, Oklahoma)
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #21 (#544 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-09-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.269)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [8]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18986 ... retro id: trabj001 ... mlbam id: 123429
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-201b---1612354176183963224203140210.323.383.540.92326112730.379.217.3407.6611.881.5526.13.4539.5
    1982Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-20of---1726192002023100000.346.414.423.83729112.115.077.36010.343.450.330.00.0022.2
    1983Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-211b---21284497312322114792110758171480.274.383.421.80453618937.339.147.30413.9915.111.0832.12.6130.1
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-221b---3481653359150229143261900310.358.438.485.9231948017.352.127.38813.409.790.7382.51.0328.8
    1984Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-221b---37529650104172165684322722240.351.416.5841.00033417335.355.233.3459.588.080.8418.54.7933.7
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2822dhL-S-E-P31021350002002400101.238.292.238.5302450.095.000.2788.3316.672.000.00.000.0
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-23of---480279327413273732183630200.265.315.401.71630211222.204.136.2825.9611.922.0039.92.3229.7
    1986Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-241b---58732346901921255114213830760.279.322.461.78335414933.269.182.2795.9310.731.8126.93.3936.7
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28241b-dhL-S-E-P565212285470134400183150526.255.321.472.79324010020.302.217.2377.5012.921.7216.35.4237.0
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-25of-1b---6127482691323132171674362547100.274.335.481.81654123255.295.207.2737.9511.461.4423.03.8841.7
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-261b---738144174110062322131910000.285.348.479.8271586916.285.194.2948.2312.031.4624.03.8039.0
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28261b-dhL-S-E-P7103352257860104512194211338.222.261.324.58537611416.153.102.2245.0511.172.2135.22.6620.5
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28271bL-S-E-P88623414498042643194101317.209.266.295.5612576912.171.086.2347.3915.952.1658.51.5624.5
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)264819701862102711755581186212622.227.279.352.63189728848.195.125.2326.4713.152.0330.33.0125.8
    American League Totals (4 yrs)264819701862102711755581186212622.227.279.352.63189728848.195.125.2326.4713.152.0330.33.0125.8
    Minor League Totals65123993627081471387415873825131425727300.295.364.476.84027091142247.306.181.3079.2711.591.2527.63.2134.9
    Minor: Rk Totals612354176183963224203140210.323.383.540.92326112730.379.217.3407.6611.881.5526.13.4539.5
    Minor: A+ Totals18364010719139116110351510410171790.298.398.438.83675928056.333.140.33013.7013.310.9740.02.1129.3
    Minor: AA Totals7529650104172165684322722240.351.416.5841.00033417335.355.233.3459.588.080.8418.54.7933.7
    Minor: AAA Totals33212281643377374618622159515512416160.274.329.458.7871355562126.266.184.2797.0111.441.6326.73.3937.4
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (4 yrs)264819701862102711755581186212622.227.279.352.63189728848.195.125.2326.4713.152.0330.33.0125.8
    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
    1982Bluefield OriolesAppRk201B5900.054034744581574.9889.700.0085.596.71
    1982Hagerstown SunsCaroA+201B100.05000551.0005.000.000.714.37
    1982Hagerstown SunsCaroA+20OF600.07000771.0001.200.004.485.711
    1983Hagerstown SunsCaroA+211B11900.0100654109610701060.9918.900.0087.593.01
    1983Hagerstown SunsCaroA+21OF600.06000661.0001.000.004.44.710
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+221B4400.035230723389382.9828.700.0031.491.72
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+22OF800.09000991.0001.100.005.716.711
    1984Charlotte O'sSouAA221B7500.066344766714707.9909.400.0051.0100.01
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLB22DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.690.05
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAA231B2000.015517112173172.9948.600.0014.425.04
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAA23OF4300.0655307370.9591.600.0030.953.85
    1986Rochester Red WingsILAAA241B6500.055754265613611.9979.400.0047.174.72
    1986Rochester Red WingsILAAA24OF2100.0352103837.9741.800.0015.224.16
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLB241B290244.222421328248245.9888.401.0017.944.62
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLB24OF8063.0192202321.9132.600.334.912.39
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLB24DH2100.0000000.0000.000.0013.032.34
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA251B4500.033724335364361.9928.000.0032.435.42
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA25OF8100.0154351162157.9691.900.0058.363.82
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAA261B3800.034431526380375.9879.900.0027.0100.02
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB261B570473.045958551522517.9909.101.0935.455.32
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB26OF11076.0221102423.9582.100.306.810.710
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB26DH3000.0000000.0000.000.0018.629.13
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB271B690498.151454159569568.9988.201.1442.680.22
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB27DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.15.86
    MLB Totals - (1B)15501,2151197133913819.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)1901394133012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)6500000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)1680013931261113819.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)14500254109112.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (1B)75006634476619.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (1B)164001363841711919.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)20002200011.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (1B)590054034744110.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1982Minor--60------6-
    1983Minor--119------6-
    1984MLB----------9
    1984Minor--119------8-
    1985Minor--20------43-
    1986MLB--29------821
    1986Minor--65------21-
    1987Minor--45------81-
    1988MLB--57------1130
    1988Minor--38--------
    1989MLB--69-------5
    Totals--621------18465