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Jesse CrainTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2004-2013
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-666Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJesse Alan Crain
Height6-1Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 5,1981 [36.323]PlaceToronto,Ontario
High SchoolFairview (Boulder,CO)
CollegeUniversity of Houston (Houston,TX), San Jacinto College (San Jacinto,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (61st overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$650,000Signing ScoutsMarty EspositoService Time10.039 (2014)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-MLB-#89 ... 2004-MIN-#5 ... 2005-MLB-#63 ... 2005-MIN-#3
MLB DebutAugust 5,2004 [23.031]
OrganizationsMIN [9] CHA [4] Awards4Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID21544Retrosheet IDcraij001MLBAM ID430884
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (44.40%) -- Slider (42.57%) -- Curveball (7.32%) -- Changeup (5.71%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 94.48 - [2012] - 93.64 - [2011] - 94.48 - [2010] - 94.73
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks52Hittable81SO/BB63vsPower81Hitting0Durability73Team.532Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002HoustonConfUSANCAA-1Jr27R/CL20400.00260260001035.01810010440000.804.63--2.5711.314.401.000-
2002Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-Rel20210.57909006215.242107180000.702.30--4.0210.342.57.667-
2002Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAmin-Rel20111.50909006112.063204110000.834.50--3.008.252.75.500-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0320.98180180012327.21053011290000.763.25--3.589.432.64.600-
2003Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min32Rel21212.8410010003019.0106605250000.794.74--2.3711.845.00.667-
2003New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin27Rel21110.69220220015939.01343010562000.593.00--2.3112.925.60.500-
2003Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin45R/CL21313.122302300201026.024109010332001.318.31--3.4611.423.30.750-
2003Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--R/CL0631.935505500381984.04720180251144000.865.04--2.6812.214.56.667-
2004Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin28R/CL22322.494104100331950.2382014517641001.096.750.893.0211.373.76.600-
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28Rel22302.0022022003027.01766212141011.075.670.674.004.671.171.0004.42
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28Rel231252.71750750017179.2612824629252051.136.890.683.282.820.86.7064.65
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28Rel24453.52680680024176.2793130618601021.279.270.702.117.043.33.4443.38
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28Rel25125.5118018005016.019161044100111.4110.472.202.205.512.50.3336.12
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28Rel26543.59660660014062.2622925624502011.378.900.863.457.182.08.5563.98
2009Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin24Rel27102.5512012002117.2135508223001.196.62--4.0811.212.751.000-
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28Rel27744.70560560015051.2482827327431151.458.360.524.707.491.59.6364.05
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28Rel28113.04710710016168.0532723527623011.187.010.663.578.212.30.5003.45
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26Rel29832.62670670011165.0502019731700101.246.890.964.279.642.26.7273.70
2012Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha26ST30000.0022000002.0000003000--------13.500.00--
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26Rel30232.4451051006048.0291413523604011.085.440.944.3111.252.61.4003.45
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26Rel31230.7438038005036.23163011460011.157.61--2.7011.294.18.4001.52
2015Arizona White SoxArizRkcha28S/R33016.7565100005.055404105001.698.44--6.7516.882.50.000-
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter45303.055320532001164529.044920518044206440143181.237.600.743.487.442.14.6000.68
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1382.111347127008542185.0113554456524213000.955.430.243.1211.633.72.619-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter732.627827600553095.07535285351226001.147.010.473.2711.403.49.700-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter110.69220220015939.01343010562000.593.00--2.3112.925.60.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter212.8410010003019.0106605250000.794.74--2.3711.845.00.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.50909006112.063204110000.834.50--3.008.252.75.500-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter222.1415510006220.1975011285000.953.86--4.7112.002.55.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter400.00260260001035.01810010440000.804.63--2.5711.314.401.000-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter33213.42376037600943379.033916514532141264102161.267.990.753.326.221.87.611-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1292.10156015600221149.1110403512651764121.176.600.723.9010.562.71.571-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings19123.05220022000482220.0186857418851826171.237.600.743.487.442.14.6130.68
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1592.1115781490010049220.0133655267628415000.955.430.243.1211.633.72.625-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002HoustonConfUSANCAA-1Jr27p20642585180130114734174833207.310.357.488.84512624283.343.178.240.3676.0116.962.823.8923.4530.00
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28p2851000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter642585180130114734174833207.310.357.488.84512624283.343.178.240.0006.0116.962.823.8923.4530.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin20P9---21-32.6670.22------9100.013.4
2002Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAmin20P9---2--221.0000.22------9100.06.6
2003Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min21P10--12--331.0000.30------10100.07.4
2003New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin21P22--23--551.0000.23------22100.015.6
2003Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin21P23--14--551.0000.22------23100.016.1
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin22P41--49111413.9290.32------41100.028.5
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22P22-27231165.8330.230.19-----22100.013.6
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23P75-791117132928.9660.370.35-----75100.046.3
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24P68-76881-1716.9410.240.21-----68100.042.0
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25P18-1652-1771.0000.390.44-----18100.011.1
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P66-62110321411.7860.170.18-----66100.040.5
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin27P12---31143.7500.25------12100.08.3
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P56-5168-114141.0000.250.27-----56100.034.4
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P71-68314131817.9440.240.25-----71100.043.8
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P67-65311111514.9330.210.22-----67100.041.4
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha30P2---------------2100.01.4
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30P51-48-41-54.8000.080.086275.0-51100.031.5
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P38-36121-43.7500.080.083175.0-38100.023.5
2015Arizona White Sox ArizRkcha33P6----1-1---------6100.010.9
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P532-52840791012129119.9220.220.239375.0-5320.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P78--516222321.9130.27------780.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--23--551.0000.23------220.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--12--331.0000.30------100.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9---2--221.0000.22------90.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15---22-42.5000.13------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Elizabethton Twins AppRkmin209----------
2002Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAmin209----------
2003Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2110----------
2003New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2122----------
2003Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2123----------
2004Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2241----------
2004Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2222----------
2005Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2375----------
2006Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2468----------
2007Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2518----------
2008Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2666----------
2009Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2712----------
2009Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2756----------
2010Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2871----------
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2967----------
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha302----------
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3051----------
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3138----------
2015Arizona White Sox ArizRkcha336----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2003Team USAArizona Fall LgMinor21000.0050500005.0300022001.005.400.003.603.601.000.00.000
2004Grand Canyon RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor22102.0811011000013.010330414001.086.920.002.779.693.502.081.000
2004Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB22000.0010100000.110000000010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2006CanadaWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege24000.0020200112.0100002000.504.500.000.009.0000.00.000
2006Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24002.0070700009.0722034001.117.000.003.004.001.332.00.000
2006Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB24009.0020200001.03311110004.0027.009.009.009.001.0027.00.000
2007Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25005.0080800009.01265228001.5612.002.002.008.004.006.00.000
2008Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26003.8670700207.0833146001.7110.291.295.147.711.503.86.000
2009Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0000000058.01500001001.8816.880.000.001.1300.00.000
2010Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.90909000110.0911037201.208.100.002.706.302.330.90.000
2010Minnesota TwinsDiv SeriesMLB280154.0010100000.132210000030.0081.0027.000.000.00054.00.000
2011Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB29014.1580800108.210441310001.5910.381.043.1210.383.334.15.000
2012Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB30003.0060600006.0522036101.337.500.004.509.002.003.00.000
2013Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB311012.2740400003.2865015112.8119.640.002.4512.275.0014.731.000
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200112.0100002000.504.500.000.009.0000.00.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs101.5016016000018.013330616001.066.500.003.008.002.671.501.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs113.2349049003661.374242241947411.5210.860.592.796.902.473.52.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs0116.2040400001.7753211004.8037.8010.805.405.401.0027.00.000

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20021st Team College All-American (UT) ... Conference USA All-Conference Team (IF) ... Conference USA All-Conference Team (RP)3
2003Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-11-11RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.129  
2015-10-20RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL34.107Team Roster on 2015-10-20
2015-08-03RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured34.029Team Roster on 2015-08-03
2015-07-31RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list34.026Team Roster on 2015-07-31
2015-07-14RPChicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured34.009Team Roster on 2015-07-14
2015-06-20RPChicago White SoxArizona White Sox (Rk)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list33.350Team Roster on 2015-06-20
2015-04-11RPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured33.280Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2015-01-23RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.202Team Roster on 2015-01-23
2014-10-31RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.118  
2014-05-02RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL32.301Team Roster on 2014-05-02
2014-03-31RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Recovery from right biceps surgery32.269Team Roster on 2014-03-31
2014-01-02RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($0m)32.181Team Roster on 2014-01-02
2013-10-31RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency32.118  
2013-09-30RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL32.087Team Roster on 2013-09-30
2013-09-23RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.080Team Roster on 2013-09-23
2013-08-18RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL32.044Team Roster on 2013-08-18
2013-07-29RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YDL-15TradedDL15 Traded from White Sox to Rays for PTNBL or cash (Sean Bierman,Ben Kline)32.024Team Roster on 2013-07-29
2013-07-03RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sprained right shoulder [Arm tired]31.363Team Roster on 2013-07-03
2012-07-21RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.016Team Roster on 2012-07-21
2012-07-04RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right shoulder inflammation30.364Team Roster on 2012-07-04
2012-05-15RPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.314Team Roster on 2012-05-15
2012-05-04PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 30.303Team Roster on 2012-05-04
2012-04-27PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left oblique30.296Team Roster on 2012-04-27
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-12-20ContractSigned by White Sox 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2009-05-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-04-20InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder inflammation 
2007-10-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-05-29InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-05-16InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder inflammation 
2007-02-27ContractSigned by Twins (3-year extension) 
2002-07-13Contractsigned 
* 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
2002Minnesota Twins-20650,000-------650,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (2nd round - 61st overall)
2004Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll22300,000-75542-2,070,100300,000950,000
2005Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll23321,000-69624232,189,055300,0001,271,000
2006Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24361,000-56920302,365,072327,0001,632,000
2007Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25500,000-49718372,459,737380,0002,132,000
2008Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll261,050,000-39814562,696,252390,0003,182,000
2009Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll271,700,000-34711572,746,792400,0004,882,000
2010Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll282,000,000-32615632,812,412400,0006,882,000
2011Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll294,000,000-2161276++2,722,607414,00010,882,000
2012Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll304,500,000-2061377++2,954,887480,00015,382,000
2013Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll314,500,000-221976++3,023,990490,00019,882,000
* 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