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Josh RupeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2001-2012 MLB Years: 2005-2011
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-303Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua Matthew Rupe
Height6-2Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 18,1982 [35.339]PlacePortsmouth,Virginia
High SchoolGreenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)
CollegeLouisburg College (Louisburg,NC), Liberty University (Lynchburg,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (90th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$440,000Signing ScoutsJohn TumminiaAlex CosmidisService Time3.035 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-TEX-#10 ... 2005-TEX-#9 ... 2007-TEX-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 16,2005 [23.029]
OrganizationsTEX [7] CHA [2] BAL [1] KCA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID22259Retrosheet IDrupej001MLBAM ID434666
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (65.18%) -- Slider (18.08%) -- Fastball (5.80%) -- Changeup (5.80%) -- Curveball (5.13%)
Fastball Velocity [2011] - 92.15 - [2010] - 94.00
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts37Walks41Hittable47SO/BB34vsPower47Hitting0Durability49Team.487Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2001LibertyCollegeNCAAFr13S/R18225.701798000047.0554030032390001.8410.46--6.087.421.22.500-
2002Bristol White SoxAppRkcha-Rel19335.2617215002037.2382322422406101.599.080.965.269.561.82.500-
2003Clinton LumberKingsMidwAtex-S/R20413.90651000027.229141217232001.309.430.332.287.483.29.800-
2003Kannapolis IntimidatorsSALAcha-S/R20553.02267192011665.2502722036692001.316.85--4.939.461.92.500-
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--S/R0963.283212202011692.0794134143924001.317.620.104.158.872.14.600-
2004Spokane IndiansNwstA-tex-S/R21201.50431000018.0143313190000.947.000.501.509.506.331.000-
2004Stockton PortsCalifA+tex24S/R21200.98431001018.0124204142000.875.89--1.966.873.501.000-
2004Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex24ST21224.38761000037.0412318516162001.549.971.223.893.891.00.500-
2004Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorA--S/R0622.8215123001073.0673023623494001.238.220.742.826.012.13.750-
2005Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-ST22433.7411101000065.0642927726553101.388.860.973.607.622.12.571-
2005Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex44ST22676.2517170000093.211675651238624101.6411.151.153.655.961.63.462-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST010105.22282710000158.21801049219641177201.5410.211.083.636.641.83.500-
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex59S/R22102.7941300109.27430461021.146.52--3.725.591.501.0003.64
2006Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-Rel230010.5060600006.07772430001.8310.503.006.004.500.75--
2006Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex22Rel23113.3812012006213.013650640001.438.78--4.052.700.67.500-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--Rel0115.5918018006219.020131221070001.559.310.934.663.260.70.500-
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex59Rel23013.4116016003029.033111129142011.4510.240.622.794.341.56.0004.11
2007Arizona RangersArizRktex-ST24000.0022000003.01000130000.673.00--3.009.003.00--
2007Oklahoma RedHawksPCLAAAtex-ST24224.62770000037.0392019414203101.439.490.973.414.861.43.500-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA--ST0224.28990000040.0402019415233101.389.000.903.385.181.53.500-
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex59Rel25315.14460460010089.09352518465330101.569.370.814.635.341.15.7504.99
2009Oklahoma City RedhawksPCLAAAtex24S/R26576.67241410006189.01157566541628001.7511.630.514.156.271.51.417-
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex59Rel260015.4340400204.212882520003.6423.143.869.643.860.40-11.03
2010Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca32R/CL27242.924004000321052.04919175234911101.388.430.863.968.432.13.333-
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca65Rel27115.591101100109.214661781002.1713.030.936.527.451.14.5004.94
2011Norfolk TidesILAAAbal39Rel28257.07300300012042.0503733521296001.6910.711.074.506.211.38.286-
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal59Rel28005.65909005014.016995671021.5310.053.143.774.401.17-8.26
2012Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-39R/CL29242.732802800281533.025111048252001.006.821.092.186.823.13.333-
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter535.069018900220154.2175908818779080151.6110.051.034.425.171.17.6252.11
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter40404.7321376137207019603.26383623185126246849501.499.480.763.896.951.79.500-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter18265.641303892005613326.03822322053114322632301.6010.500.853.936.211.58.409-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter654.33241680000108.011259521446745101.469.331.173.836.171.61.545-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200.98431001018.0124204142000.875.89--1.966.873.501.000-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter963.283212202011692.0794134143924001.317.620.104.158.872.14.600-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter201.50431000018.0143313190000.947.000.501.509.506.331.000-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter334.8719415002040.2392322423436101.528.630.895.099.521.87.500-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter242.732802800281533.025111048252001.006.821.092.186.823.13.333-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter225.701798000047.0554030032390001.8410.46--6.087.421.22.500-
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter424.957016900160131.2145757312647560131.589.840.814.345.091.17.667-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115.591101100109.214661781002.1713.030.936.527.451.14.500-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.65909005014.016995671021.5310.053.143.774.401.17--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings745.06126112500310220.024612612425108126110211.6110.051.034.425.171.17.6362.11
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15154.7377284910257220.0232131116199517018201.499.480.763.896.951.79.500-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Bristol White Sox AppRkcha19P17--75111312.9230.71------17100.025.0
2003Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha20P26--410311714.8240.54------26100.019.0
2003Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex20P6--151-76.8571.00------6100.04.4
2004Spokane Indians NwstA-tex21P4--34-1771.0001.75------4100.05.3
2004Stockton Ports CalifA+tex21P4--16--771.0001.75------4100.02.9
2004Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex21P7--13-1441.0000.57------7100.05.0
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex22P11--29-111111.0001.00------11100.07.9
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex22P17--416212220.9091.18------17100.011.9
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex22P419211-43.7500.750.33-----4100.02.5
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex23P6---4--441.0000.67------6100.04.3
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex23P12---31143.7500.25------12100.08.3
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex23P16-2925--771.0000.440.24-----16100.09.9
2007Arizona Rangers ArizRktex24P2---------------2100.03.6
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex24P7--131154.8000.57------7100.04.9
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex25P46-89510-215151.0000.330.17-----46100.028.4
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex26P24--413231917.8950.71------24100.016.7
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex26P4-41---111.0000.250.25-----4100.02.5
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27P40--491-1413.9290.33------40100.027.8
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P11-911--221.0000.180.22-----11100.06.8
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28P30--2722119.8180.30------30100.021.0
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P9-141---111.0000.110.07-----9100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P9011541217123029.9670.320.19-----900.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P130--1551987566.8800.51------1300.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P24--316-219191.0000.79------240.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--16--771.0001.75------40.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P32--515412420.8330.63------320.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--34-1771.0001.75------40.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--75111312.9230.63------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Bristol White Sox AppRkcha1917----------
2003Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha2026----------
2003Clinton LumberKings MidwAtex206----------
2004Spokane Indians NwstA-tex214----------
2004Stockton Ports CalifA+tex214----------
2004Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex217----------
2005Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex2211----------
2005Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex2217----------
2005Texas RangersALMLBtex224----------
2006Frisco RoughRiders TexAAtex236----------
2006Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex2312----------
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex2316----------
2007Arizona Rangers ArizRktex242----------
2007Oklahoma RedHawks PCLAAAtex247----------
2008Texas RangersALMLBtex2546----------
2009Oklahoma City Redhawks PCLAAAtex2624----------
2009Texas RangersALMLBtex264----------
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca2740----------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2711----------
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2830----------
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal289----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB23004.3233000008.11144114101.4811.881.081.084.324.004.32.000
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB240215.4330300007.0141212161202.8618.001.297.711.290.1715.43.000
2008Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25125.2711011005313.21698274101.7410.541.324.612.630.575.93.333
2009Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.0001-1001419.01720220201.008.050.950.950.000.000.95.000
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27106.30817000110.0111171210101.309.900.901.809.005.009.901.000
2011Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28111.23808003114.21242244001.137.361.232.452.451.002.45.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs354.0933528009972.781423392223701.4210.031.112.722.851.055.20.375

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-12-24ContractSigned by Royals 
2008-02-15ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2007-10-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-16InjuredDisabled -- Elbow 
2006-06-29InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-21InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2003-07-24TradeTraded by White Sox with OF Anthony Webster and RHP Franklin Francisco to Rangers completing trade in which Rangers sent OF Carl Everett and cash to White Sox for three players to be named (July 1 2003) 
2002-06-14Contractsigned 
* 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
2002Chicago White Sox-19440,000-------440,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (3rd round - 90th overall)
2005Texas RangersTeam Payroll22300,000-79447-2,189,055300,000740,000
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll23328,000-7293492,365,072327,0001,068,000
2008Texas RangersTeam Payroll25392,000-73225192,696,252390,0001,460,000
2009Texas RangersTeam Payroll26416,310-60419252,746,792400,0001,876,310
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27400,000-75735-2,812,412400,0002,276,310
2011Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28475,0003.03554418402,722,607414,0002,751,310
* 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