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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
James Ernest Vatcher
Stat Years
1987-1996  [mlb] 1990-1992
Height/Weight
5-9 / 165
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (907) ... 3B (14) ... 2B (8) ... P (2) ... SS (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Palisades (Pacific Palisades,CA)
Colleges
Cal State Northridge (Northridge, California), West Los Angeles College (Culver City, California)
Draft
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in Round #20 (#520 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1990-05-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.003)
Service Time
Organizations
PHI [5] SDN [4] ATL [1] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19181 ... retro id: vatcj001 ... mlbam id: 123667
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1987Cal State NorthridgeCCAANCAA-2------21rf-lfDR:20-520---5724672872021549143351900000.354.000.634.634015637.467.280.0000.000.000.540.016.4042.5
    1987Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-phi-21of---1672494467152321105283122100.269.346.382.7282829520.245.113.2969.9310.991.1183.01.0629.9
    1988Spartanburg PhilliesSALAphi-22of---21374969015032212722613897389310.302.414.448.86260522246.351.146.33314.7112.070.8241.31.9830.7
    1989Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-23of---3923495110530544673414920200.301.376.450.82639415739.278.149.33910.4112.441.2087.21.0237.1
    1989Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-23of---348171275611343220262910410.327.411.497.9082028518.333.170.36612.8714.361.1242.81.9832.1
    1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-24of---455181304612452214323301210.254.363.448.8112168121.354.194.28314.8115.281.0336.22.3145.7
    1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3124ofL-S-E-P436465121014004600001.261.320.348.66850162.174.087.2828.0012.001.5046.02.0016.7
    1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2424ofL-S-E-P42127271103001900000.259.286.370.65628102.148.111.3893.5732.149.000.00.0028.6
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-25of---5117395671052861767412537633230.266.355.496.85145619651.344.230.28911.6216.671.4323.23.7348.6
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn225ofL-S-E-P51720340002104600000.200.333.200.5332440.250.000.28616.6725.001.500.00.000.0
    1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn226of---6111280417715383526396036240.275.367.436.80333012226.286.161.32211.8218.181.5435.02.4233.8
    1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn226ofL-S-E-P61316141002003601000.250.368.313.6812051.250.063.40015.0030.002.000.00.0025.0
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-27of---7103293369317274534354645200.317.395.461.85633913526.259.144.35510.3213.571.3141.92.0628.0
    1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-28of---81123164174201104824365614214.234.313.399.71235912631.272.165.25410.0315.601.5631.62.7941.9
    1995Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-29of---91013565610431374334334632566.292.353.455.80839916241.253.163.3158.2711.531.3950.91.7539.4
    1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-29of---9924491002101400001.375.400.417.81725101.125.042.4504.0016.004.000.00.0011.1
    1996Madison Black WolfNorthernIndy------30rf-lf---1080314639021495293365832913.287.356.465.82136414634.312.178.3169.8915.931.6134.92.4737.8
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)8710911273111110122701001.248.322.321.643122355.193.073.3219.8422.132.25109.00.8218.5
    National League Totals (4 yrs)8710911273111110122701001.248.322.321.643122355.193.073.3219.8422.132.25109.00.8218.5
    Minor League Totals9523110487886212317743361554135032732251711.285.371.447.81836071391320.297.162.31711.4513.951.2240.42.1336.1
    Minor: Indy Totals80314639021495293365832913.287.356.465.82136414634.312.178.3169.8915.931.6134.92.4737.8
    Minor: A- Totals672494467152321105283122100.269.346.382.7282829520.245.113.2969.9310.991.1183.01.0629.9
    Minor: A Totals1374969015032212722613897389310.302.414.448.86260522246.351.146.33314.7112.070.8241.31.9830.7
    Minor: A+ Totals923495110530544673414920200.301.376.450.82639415739.278.149.33910.4112.441.2087.21.0237.1
    Minor: AA Totals48171275611343220262910410.327.411.497.9082028518.333.170.36612.8714.361.1242.81.9832.1
    Minor: AAA Totals6081845275508124195426216342293211421151511.275.357.451.8082124832197.290.176.30610.7815.111.4034.22.5438.8
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)36465121014004600001.261.320.348.66850162.174.087.2828.0012.001.5046.02.0016.7
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)30364810041071201000.222.349.250.5994491.250.028.33315.9127.271.710.00.0012.5
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)2127271103001900000.259.286.370.65628102.148.111.3893.5732.149.000.00.0028.6
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-251---100.0010001103.01000210011.003.000.006.003.000.000.501.000
    1991Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAAA----251---100.0010001103.01000210011.003.000.006.003.000.000.501.000
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-272---009.0020002203.07330030002.3321.000.000.009.009.000.00.000
    1993Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAAA----271---009.0020002203.07330030002.3321.000.000.009.009.002.00.000
    1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-283---100.0020001202.00000110000.500.000.004.504.500.001.001.000
    1994Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----281---100.0020001202.00000110000.500.000.004.504.500.001.001.000
    1996Madison Black WolfNorthernIndy------304---000.0020002201.21000120001.205.400.005.4010.800.002.00.000
    1996Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----301---000.0020002201.71000120001.677.500.007.5015.000.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals203.3850004508.08330350011.389.000.003.385.633.381.671.000
    Minor: Indy Totals000.0020002201.71000120001.677.500.007.5015.000.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals203.3850004508.08330350011.389.000.003.385.633.381.671.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1987Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-21SS100.00100111.0001.000.001.41.55
    1987Utica Blue SoxNYPLA-21OF6300.01161133130127.9772.000.0085.194.02
    1988Spartanburg PhilliesSALA22OF12900.02241342241237.9831.800.0093.594.21
    1989Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+232B700.01023143433.9714.700.005.17.64
    1989Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+233B200.0032053.6001.500.001.52.24
    1989Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+23OF8500.0153951167162.9701.900.0062.592.42
    1989Reading PhilliesEastAA23OF4800.0765118281.9881.700.0034.5100.05
    1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA243B1200.0619222725.9262.100.008.221.85
    1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA24OF4300.08250087871.0002.000.0029.578.26
    1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB24OF2400.02000020201.0000.800.0014.866.77
    1990Atlanta BravesNLMLB24OF600.07000771.0001.200.003.728.67
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA252B100.0201032.6672.000.000.70.97
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA25OF11400.02041873229222.9691.900.0081.497.42
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLB25OF1100.08110109.9000.800.006.864.79
    1992Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA26OF9600.01781363197191.9702.000.0066.786.52
    1992San Diego PadresNLMLB26OF1300.01310014141.0001.100.008.0100.08
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA27OF7900.01391153155150.9681.900.0055.276.72
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA27P200.01000111.0000.500.001.41.919
    1994Norfolk TidesILAAA28OF9700.01751332191188.9841.900.0068.386.61
    1995Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA29OF9500.0164813173172.9941.800.0066.094.12
    1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA29OF400.08000881.0002.000.002.844.410
    MLB Totals - (OF)5400482105150.9800.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)100201032.6672.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)1200619222725.9262.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)5280095068221410401018.9791.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)2001000111.0000.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)4800765118281.9881.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)7001023143433.9714.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)200032053.6001.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)8500153951167162.9701.900.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)129002241342241237.9831.800.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (SS)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)63001161133130127.9772.000.000.00.00
    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
    1987Minor-----1---63-
    1988Minor---------129-
    1989Minor---72----133-
    1990MLB---------30-
    1990Minor----12----43-
    1991MLB---------11-
    1991Minor---1-----114-
    1992MLB---------13-
    1992Minor---------96-
    1993Minor2--------79-
    1994Minor---------97-
    1995Minor---------99-
    Totals2--8141---907-