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Jeff KarstensHigh Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2006-2012
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PositionsP-267Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJeffrey Wayne Karstens
Height6-3Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 24,1982 [35.149]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolMount Miguel (Spring Valley,CA)
CollegeTexas Tech University (Lubbock,TX), Grossmont College (El Cajon,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees in the 19th round (574th overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos in the 45th round (1326th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsMark BatchkoService Time6.132 (2013)
MLB DebutAugust 22,2006 [23.332]
OrganizationsNYA [6] PIT [6] Awards1
TBC Player ID37861Retrosheet IDkarsj001MLBAM ID444371
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts34Walks85Hittable48SO/BB72vsPower48Hitting11Durability49Team.519Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2002Grossmont CollegeCollegeNCAASo17S/R19822.3516115100095.2884225026825001.198.28--2.457.713.15.800-
2003Texas TechBig12NCAA-1Jr17Rel20844.2924321000663.07039301114390001.3310.001.572.005.572.79.667-
2003Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya34S/R20422.5414104002067.0632219216533001.178.420.272.147.083.31.667-
2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST21694.02242401100138.2151706211311162001.319.800.712.017.533.74.400-
2005Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-ST2212114.15282710000169.0192917816421478101.3810.220.852.247.833.50.522-
2006Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-ST23602.3111110000074.0542019414675000.926.570.491.708.154.791.000-
2006Columbus ClippersILAAAnya25ST23554.2814140100073.2804235930481101.499.771.103.675.861.60.500-
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01153.29252501000147.2134625413441156101.218.170.792.687.012.61.688-
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya58S/R23213.80862002042.2402018611163111.208.441.272.323.371.45.6675.07
2007Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-ST24000.0011000003.03000120001.208.10--2.705.402.00--
2007Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya-ST24101.8011000005.04111080000.807.201.80--14.400.001.000-
2007Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST24000.0011000004.03000150001.006.75--2.2511.255.00--
2007Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-ST24101.8011000005.04110250001.207.20--3.609.002.501.000-
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya22S/R24301.74651000031.0256629274001.107.260.582.617.843.001.000-
2007Minor Totals (5 teams)Minor--ST0501.491091000048.03988313474001.087.260.562.428.753.621.000-
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya17,58S/R241411.05734002014.22721184952002.4516.572.455.523.070.56.2007.94
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya23ST25643.8012120000068.2663129815552001.188.651.051.977.213.67.600-
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36ST25264.03990110051.0563223713231001.349.821.232.284.031.77.2504.77
2009Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-Rel26000.0030300106.04000070000.676.00----10.500.00--
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27S/R26465.423913260080108.011566651245521021.489.581.003.754.331.16.4004.88
2010Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit6Rel27127.31514001016.021141332120001.4411.811.691.136.756.00.333-
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27S/R273104.92261970010122.214672672127720111.4110.711.541.985.282.67.2314.82
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27ST28993.38302641110162.016369612233964141.219.041.221.835.322.91.5004.29
2012Altoona CurveEastAApit18ST29100.90220000010.08110160000.907.20--0.905.406.001.000-
2012Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-ST29024.61330000013.21113713131001.027.240.661.988.564.33.000-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0123.04550000023.21914814191000.977.230.381.527.234.75.333-
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27S/R29543.9719154000090.2894140815663111.158.830.791.496.554.40.5563.32
2013Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pitST30003.0011000003.04110040001.3312.00----12.000.00--
2013Altoona CurveEastAApit-ST30000.0011000004.02200240001.004.50--4.509.002.00--
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0001.2922000007.06310280001.147.71--2.5710.294.00--
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter26404.44138914722140590.06363212928015333014491.339.661.222.325.012.16.3941.46
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter46353.54128115132140690.06953152725716957926201.259.030.742.207.533.43.568-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter15133.88433581020207.02071069023591628101.278.910.992.546.982.75.536-
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter20113.40434210000262.026011599206122913101.238.930.692.107.873.75.645-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter693.89262601100145.2158716311321252001.309.760.681.987.723.91.400-
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter522.4915114002072.0672320316613001.158.340.371.997.593.81.714-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000003.03000120001.208.10--2.705.402.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2383.394024162006225.22311228511581605001.289.210.442.316.382.76.742-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter23354.31123824122100533.0569280256701333099381.319.571.182.245.202.32.397-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter355.651596004056.06741361020215111.5210.521.573.143.301.05.375-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10154.445134171150220.023611910830571235131.339.661.222.325.012.16.4001.46
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.54413741010220.02211008618541848101.259.030.742.207.533.43.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36p25914320000002802000.143.250.143.3932018.333.000.143.20111.1144.444.000.000.000.00
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p2637222100000021211000.045.160.045.2051026.100.000.091.1227.6946.156.000.000.000.00
2010Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit6p2712000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p2724330200000011604000.061.088.061.1492038.118.000.030.0732.6342.1116.000.000.000.00
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p2828482510020032807000.104.157.125.2826158.250.021.083.1365.1748.289.330.000.0020.00
2012Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-p2923000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27p2919283300020001501000.107.107.107.2143029.231.000.000.0950.0051.720.000.000.000.00
2013Altoona CurveEastAApit-p3011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1171451013100400879115000.090.143.097.240141169.197.007.062.0004.7346.759.880.000.007.69
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter46000000001400000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.00014.2957.144.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter35000000001400000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.00016.6766.674.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1171451013100400879115000.090.143.097.240141169.197.007.062.0004.7346.759.880.000.007.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games162201141810060011109121000.090.143.097.240191234.197.007.062.0004.7346.759.880.000.007.69
Average Minor - Per 162 games162243000000004116200000.000.143.000.14300284.000.000.167.00014.2957.144.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya20P14--711312118.8571.29------14100.019.4
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya21P24--716312623.8850.96------24100.018.0
2005Trenton Thunder EastAAnya22P28--923213432.9411.14------28100.019.7
2006Trenton Thunder EastAAnya23P11--5131-1918.9471.64------11100.07.7
2006Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya23P14--25-1771.0000.50------14100.09.9
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya23P864246111110.9091.250.24-----8100.04.9
2007Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya24P1---------------1100.01.7
2007Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya24P1---------------1100.01.3
2007Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya24P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya24P6--23-1551.0000.83------6100.04.2
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya24P7315-1--111.0000.140.07-----7100.04.3
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya25P12--18-1991.0000.75------12100.08.3
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P99513621119.8181.000.18-----9100.05.6
2009Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit26P3---------------3100.02.1
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P3913108412--16161.0000.410.15-----39100.024.2
2010Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit27P5---11-21.5000.20------5100.03.5
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P26191221215-127271.0001.040.22-----26100.016.0
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P30261621519223634.9441.130.21-----30100.018.5
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit29P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit29P3--131-54.8001.33------3100.02.1
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P191590481-1312.9230.630.138-100.0-19100.011.7
2013Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit30P1---------------1100.00.7
2013Altoona Curve EastAApit30P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P13891590426765115109.9480.790.188-100.0-1380.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P43--620232826.9290.60------430.00.0
AA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P44--1440315754.9471.23------440.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P26--717312724.8890.92------260.00.0
A- Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--711312118.8571.20------150.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya2014----------
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya2124----------
2005Trenton Thunder EastAAnya2228----------
2006Trenton Thunder EastAAnya2311----------
2006Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2314----------
2006New York YankeesALMLBnya238----------
2007Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya241----------
2007Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya241----------
2007Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya241----------
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya242----------
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya246----------
2007New York YankeesALMLBnya247----------
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya2512----------
2008Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit259----------
2009Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit263----------
2009Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2639----------
2010Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit275----------
2010Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2726----------
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2830----------
2012Altoona Curve EastAApit292----------
2012Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit293----------
2012Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2919----------
2013Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit301----------
2013Altoona Curve EastAApit301----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23105.23413000010.1966338001.197.842.612.616.972.675.231.000
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB24325.87541000015.11710101213001.269.980.591.177.636.505.87.600
2008New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25138.44514000010.2201010037002.2516.870.002.535.912.338.44.250
2009Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26000.00000000123.03410122101.5713.300.390.780.781.000.39.000
2010Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27116.2380800008.2766024001.107.270.002.084.152.006.23.500
2011Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28201.54514000011.21462142001.6110.800.773.091.540.504.631.000
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29012.12440000017.013541810101.246.880.534.245.291.252.65.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs873.54311120000196.7114443872446201.4310.610.652.234.281.924.10.533

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2944000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs144000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011National League Player of the Week (July 11-July 17)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2015-05-05PFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement  
2013-10-31PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2013-05-27PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DLTeam Roster on 2013-05-27
2013-05-18PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Altoona (AA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2013-05-18
2013-05-14PPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Bradenton (A+) for rehabTeam Roster on 2013-05-14
2013-03-31PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 right elbow inflammationTeam Roster on 2013-03-31
2013-01-15PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.5m)Team Roster on 2013-01-15
2012-12-01PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency  
2012-06-25RPPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2012-06-25
2012-05-07PPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Altoona (AA) for rehabTeam Roster on 2012-05-07
2012-04-18PPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sore right shoulderTeam Roster on 2012-04-18
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2009-09-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-26InjuredDisabled -- Strained lower back 
2008-07-26TradeTraded by Yankees with Daniel McCutchen, Ross Ohlendorf and Jose Tabata to Pirates for Xavier Nady and Damaso Marte 
2008-05-21InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-03-28InjuredDisabled -- Strained right groin 
2007-08-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-07-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-04-29InjuredDisabled -- Fractured fibula in right leg 
2003-06-11Contractsigned 
* 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
2006New York YankeesTeam Payroll23327,000-74248-2,365,072327,000327,000
2007New York YankeesTeam Payroll24389,495-65526192,459,737380,000716,495
2008Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25393,300-70724222,696,252390,0001,109,795
2009Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26401,500-70829122,746,792400,0001,511,295
2010Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27400,000-75740-2,812,412400,0001,911,295
2011Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll281,100,000-41713542,722,607414,0003,011,295
2012Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll293,100,000-269971++2,954,887480,0006,111,295
* 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