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Jim VatcherTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-1996 MLB Years: 1990-1992
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PositionsOF-907, 3B-14, 2B-8, P-2, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Ernest Vatcher
Height5-9Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 27,1966 [52.055]PlaceSanta Monica,California
High SchoolPalisades (Pacific Palisades,CA)
CollegeCal State Northridge (Northridge,CA), West Los Angeles College (Culver City,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 20th round (520th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 30,1990 [24.003]
OrganizationsPHI [5] SDN [4] ATL [1] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19181Retrosheet IDvatcj001MLBAM ID123667
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power71Contact62XBH70RBIs63Runs55Hitting68Durability67Team.471Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Cal State NorthridgeCollegeJrrf-lf204316529464362473201600000.279.357.448.8057413185.280.169.315.35910.818.650.803.2427.5028.26
1987Cal State NorthridgeCCAArf-lf215724672872021549143351900000.354.434.6341.06815637281.340.280.467.45512.466.760.545.3416.4042.53
1987Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-phi-of21672494467152321105283122100.269.346.382.7289520282.296.113.245.3269.9310.991.111.0683.0029.85
1988Spartanburg PhilliesSALAphi-of221374969015032212722613897389310.302.414.448.86222246605.333.146.351.39114.7112.070.821.9841.3330.67
1989Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-of23923495110530544673414920200.301.376.450.82615739394.339.149.278.37210.4112.441.201.0287.2537.14
1989Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-of2348171275611343220262910410.327.411.497.9088518202.366.170.333.40312.8714.361.121.9842.7532.14
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1405207816141887893677830610.310.388.465.85324257596.348.155.296.38311.2413.091.161.3465.0035.40
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of2455181304612452214323301210.254.363.448.8118121216.283.194.354.36214.8115.281.032.3136.2045.65
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31of2436465121014004600001.261.320.348.66816250.282.087.174.3078.0012.001.502.0046.0016.67
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24of242127271103001900000.259.286.370.65610228.389.111.148.2933.5732.149.000.000.0028.57
1990Totals for NL-NL         577371921170051500001.260.308.356.66426478.316.096.164.3026.4119.233.001.2873.0021.05
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of25117395671052861767412537633230.266.355.496.85119651456.289.230.344.37611.6216.671.433.7323.2448.57
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of251720340002104600000.200.333.200.5334024.286.000.250.26916.6725.001.500.000.000.00
1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn2of26111280417715383526396036240.275.367.436.80312226330.322.161.286.36111.8218.181.542.4235.0033.77
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of261316141002003601000.250.368.313.6815120.400.063.250.32415.0030.002.000.000.0025.00
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of27103293369317274534354645200.317.395.461.85613526339.355.144.259.38310.3213.571.312.0641.8627.96
1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of281123164174201104824365614214.234.313.399.71212631359.254.165.272.31410.0315.601.562.7931.6041.89
1995Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of291013565610431374334334632566.292.353.455.80816241399.315.163.253.3498.2711.531.391.7550.8639.42
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-of29924491002101400001.375.400.417.81710125.450.042.125.3684.0016.004.000.000.0011.11
1995Totals for AAA-AAA         1103806011332374544345032567.297.355.453.80817242424.323.156.245.3508.0211.791.471.6554.2937.17
1996Madison Black WolfNorthernInd-3080314639021495293365832913.287.356.465.82114634364.316.178.312.3559.8915.931.612.4734.8937.78
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8710911273111110122701001.248.322.321.643355122.321.073.193.0009.8422.132.250.82109.0018.52
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter9523110487886212317743361554135032732251711.285.371.447.81813913203607.317.162.297.00011.4513.951.222.1340.3936.12
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6081845275508124195426216342293211421151511.275.357.451.8088321972124.306.176.290.00010.7815.111.402.5434.1738.78
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter48171275611343220262910410.327.411.497.9088518202.366.170.333.00012.8714.361.121.9842.7532.14
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter923495110530544673414920200.301.376.450.82615739394.339.149.278.00010.4112.441.201.0287.2537.14
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1374969015032212722613897389310.302.414.448.86222246605.333.146.351.00014.7112.070.821.9841.3330.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672494467152321105283122100.269.346.382.7289520282.296.113.245.0009.9310.991.111.0683.0029.85
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter80314639021495293365832913.287.356.465.82114634364.316.178.312.0009.8915.931.612.4734.8937.78
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1004111011332452173216553500000.324.403.560.96323050466.315.236.406.00011.807.510.644.5119.5737.59
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36465121014004600001.261.320.348.66816250.282.087.174.0008.0012.001.502.0046.0016.67
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter30364810041071201000.222.349.250.5999144.333.028.250.00015.9127.271.710.000.0012.50
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2127271103001900000.259.286.370.65610228.389.111.148.0003.5732.149.000.000.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16220320506222020225002002.248.322.321.643659227.321.073.193.0009.8422.132.250.82109.0018.52
Average Minor - Per 162 games162529831513651374109708655432.285.371.447.81823754614.317.162.297.00011.4513.951.222.1340.3936.12

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-Rel25100.0010100103.01000210001.003.00--6.003.000.501.000-
1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-Rel27009.0020200203.07330030002.3321.00----9.000.00--
1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-Rel28100.0020200102.00000110000.50----4.504.501.001.000-
1996Madison Black WolfNorthernInd-Rel30000.0020200201.21000120001.205.40--5.4010.802.00--
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter203.3850500408.08330350001.389.00--3.385.631.671.000-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter203.3850500408.08330350001.389.00--3.385.631.671.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200201.21000120001.205.40--5.4010.802.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings5503.381380138001100220.022083830831380001.389.00--3.385.631.671.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi21OF63--1161133130127.9772.02------6794.085.1
1987Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi21SS1---1--111.0001.00------671.51.4
1988Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi22OF129--2241342241237.9831.84------13794.293.5
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23OF85--153951167162.9701.91------9292.462.5
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi232B7--1023143433.9714.71------927.65.1
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi233B2---32-53.6001.50------922.21.5
1989Reading Phillies EastAAphi23OF48--765118281.9881.69------48100.034.5
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi24OF43--825--87871.0002.02------5578.229.5
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi243B12--619222725.9262.08------5521.88.2
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF24--20---20201.0000.83------3666.714.8
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF6--7---771.0001.17------2128.63.7
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25OF114--2041873229222.9691.95------11797.481.4
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn252B1--2-1-32.6672.00------1170.90.7
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF11--811-109.9000.82------1764.76.8
1992Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26OF96--1781363197191.9701.99------11186.566.7
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF13--131--14141.0001.08------13100.08.0
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn27OF79--1391153155150.9681.90------10376.755.2
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn27P2--1---111.0000.50------1031.91.4
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28OF97--1751332191188.9841.94------11286.668.3
1995Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn29OF95--164813173172.9941.81------10194.166.0
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29OF4--8---881.0002.00------944.42.8
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF54--4821-5150.9800.93------540.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF528--95068221410401018.9791.93------5280.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B12--619222725.9262.08------120.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--2-1-32.6672.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--765118281.9881.69------480.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF85--153951167162.9701.91------850.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B7--1023143433.9714.71------70.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---32-53.6001.50------20.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF129--2241342241237.9831.84------1290.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF63--1161133130127.9772.02------630.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Utica Blue Sox NYPLA-phi21----1----63-
1988Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi22---------129-
1989Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi23---7-2---85-
1989Reading Phillies EastAAphi23---------48-
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi24-----12---43-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------24-
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24---------6-
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25---1-----114-
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25---------11-
1992Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn26---------96-
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26---------13-
1993Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn272--------79-
1994Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28---------97-
1995Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn29---------95-
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29---------4-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-02-08Claimed on waivers by Padres from Braves. 
1990-08-09TradeTraded by Phillies with Victor Rosario and Jeff Parrett to Braves for Tommy Greene and Dale Murphy. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll24100,000-64943-515,727100,000100,000
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24100,000-64946-515,727100,000100,000
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25115,000-5662518742,231100,000215,000
1992San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26109,000-68037-962,245109,000324,000
* 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