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Jason BerkenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2016 MLB Years: 2009-2012
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PositionsP-318Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJason Thomas Berken
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 27,1983 [34.180]PlaceGreen Bay,Wisconsin
High SchoolWest Depere (Depere,WI)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 6th round (175th overall) of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$155,000Signing ScoutsDominic ViolaService Time2.110 (2011)
MLB DebutMay 26,2009 [25.181]
OrganizationsBAL [7] CHA [1] CHN [1] PHI [1] SFN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID38221Retrosheet IDberkj001MLBAM ID460072
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (45.42%) -- Slider (36.62%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (9.64%) -- Changeup (5.12%) -- Cutter (3.20%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 90.35 - [2011] - 92.06 - [2010] - 91.55
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts34Walks61Hittable35SO/BB49vsPower35Hitting7Durability70Team.482Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2003ClemsonACCNCAA-1Fr18S/R19423.1919811000059.0582721125419001.408.800.153.796.221.64.667-
2004ClemsonACCNCAA-1So18ST20512.5310100000046.0301813318403001.045.830.583.507.772.22.833-
2006ClemsonACCNCAA-1Jr18ST22933.2218180000081.0834329534758001.449.220.563.788.332.21.750-
2006Aberdeen IronBirdsNYPLA-bal18ST22142.80981000045.039201445461000.987.800.801.009.209.20.200-
2007Frederick KeysCaroA+bal22ST23994.53272612110151.0160907612491244001.389.540.722.927.392.53.500-
2008Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal10ST241243.58262512100145.214169589381255001.238.710.562.357.723.29.750-
2009Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST25115.6322000008.04551680001.254.501.136.759.001.33.500-
2009Norfolk TidesILAAAbal43ST25201.05550000025.2193316160000.976.660.352.105.612.671.000-
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0312.14770000033.22388212240001.046.150.533.216.422.00.7503.51
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49ST256126.54242400000119.216492871944660161.7412.331.433.314.961.50.3335.31
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49Rel26333.0341041008062.0642421519453001.339.240.722.746.502.37.5003.59
2011Norfolk TidesILAAAbal47S/R27013.50541000018.0207717161001.5010.000.503.508.002.29.000-
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49Rel27125.36400400010047.06329281021414011.7912.061.914.027.851.95.3335.45
2012Norfolk TidesILAAAbal47ST28563.50262601000144.0160735610399815101.3810.000.632.446.132.51.455-
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49Rel280018.0010100101.06722100007.0054.0018.009.00--0.00-32.10
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn57ST28034.82440000018.223141036111001.5511.091.452.895.301.83.0004.97
2013Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha19ST2912123.80272701000161.0171746815461173101.359.560.842.576.542.54.500-
2014Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn43ST301094.64242132121132.015978681343898001.5310.840.892.936.072.07.526-
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi18S/R31584.612813150021113.013367581133788001.4610.560.872.626.192.36.385-
2016New Hampshire Fisher CatsEastAAtor18S/R32274.41231112003179.2863939923461001.379.721.022.605.202.00.222-
2016Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor41S/R32024.50624001026.0321713312170001.6911.081.044.155.881.42.000-
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0294.432913160041105.211856521235631001.4510.051.022.985.371.80.1824.42
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10205.36110288200190247.232016614839911638171.6511.581.413.295.901.79.3331.91
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter59633.992081703883931047.011245424658930778046201.369.640.762.636.692.54.484-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter34383.9612198234152619.16943192735418643135201.4210.070.782.706.262.32.472-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15123.935138132131232.023111310219671796001.288.910.732.586.902.67.556-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter994.53272612110151.0160907612491244001.389.540.722.927.392.53.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter142.80981000045.039201445461000.987.800.801.009.209.20.200-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1863.044736110000186.2171886397715620001.338.240.433.717.522.03.750-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10175.40106248200190229.129715213836851527171.6611.621.413.335.951.79.370-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter034.82440000018.223141036111001.5511.091.452.895.301.83.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9185.3697257200170220.028314713135811447161.6511.581.413.295.901.79.3331.91
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.99443682121220.023611497196416410001.369.640.762.636.692.54.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49p2511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn57p2845000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2014Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn43p301527252005002912000.185.267.259.5267232.278.074.148.2456.2528.134.500.000.0040.00
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi18p3176000000000603000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter56000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22332520050021515000.152.222.212.4347241.278.060.121.0004.8836.597.500.000.0040.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22332520050021515000.152.222.212.4347241.278.060.121.0004.8836.597.500.000.0040.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter45000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621940000000006500000.000.000.000.00000194.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16224315371500370015110737000.152.222.212.4345215302.278.060.121.0004.8836.597.500.000.0040.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal22P9--19-110101.0001.11------9100.012.2
2007Frederick Keys CaroA+bal23P27--8145-2722.8150.81------27100.019.6
2008Bowie Baysox EastAAbal24P26--994-2218.8180.69------26100.018.3
2009Bowie Baysox EastAAbal25P2---------------2100.01.4
2009Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal25P5--14--551.0001.00------5100.03.5
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P2424119416232220.9090.830.17-----24100.014.8
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26P41-6234--771.0000.170.11-----41100.025.3
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal27P5--15--661.0001.20------5100.03.5
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P40-4726-1881.0000.200.17-----40100.024.7
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal28P26--927113736.9731.38------26100.018.1
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P441815--661.0001.500.33-----4100.02.5
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P1-1-------------1100.00.6
2013Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha29P27--723-230301.0001.11------27100.018.9
2014Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn30P24--915222624.9231.00------24100.016.7
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi31P28--3113-1714.8240.50------28100.019.4
2016New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor32P23--312--15151.0000.65------23100.016.2
2016Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor32P6--14--551.0000.83------6100.04.2
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P110282471031244341.9530.370.17-----1100.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P121--318965126120.9520.99------1210.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P51--12214-3733.8920.65------510.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--8145-2722.8150.81------270.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--19-110101.0001.11------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Aberdeen IronBirds NYPLA-bal229----------
2007Frederick Keys CaroA+bal2327----------
2008Bowie Baysox EastAAbal2426----------
2009Bowie Baysox EastAAbal252----------
2009Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal255----------
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2524----------
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2641----------
2011Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal275----------
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2740----------
2012Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal2826----------
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBchn284----------
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281----------
2013Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha2927----------
2014Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn3024----------
2015Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi3128----------
2016New Hampshire Fisher Cats EastAAtor3223----------
2016Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor326----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2500null00000010.010000000----------0null.000
2010Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26025.40725000015.01899149001.4710.800.602.405.402.255.40.000
2011Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27013.21909000014.0955049000.935.790.002.575.792.253.21.000
2012Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.0010100001.0100001001.009.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2013Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB290110.8010100001.2322102002.5016.205.400.0010.80010.80.000
2014San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30004.5030300006.0633013001.179.000.001.504.503.004.50.000
2015Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0010100100.1000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs044.5022220001138.03819192924001.249.000.472.135.682.674.50.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-11-07PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.346  
2016-08-07PToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)32.254Team Roster on 2016-08-07
2016-07-01PToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list32.217Team Roster on 2016-07-01
2016-06-23PToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured32.209Team Roster on 2016-06-23
2016-04-07PToronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to New Hampshire (AA)32.132Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2016-02-22PToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.087Team Roster on 2016-02-22
2015-11-17PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.356  
2015-04-09PPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)31.134Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-03-02PPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.096Team Roster on 2015-03-02
2014-11-08PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.347  
2014-07-05PSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list30.221Team Roster on 2014-07-05
2014-06-21PSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured30.207Team Roster on 2014-06-21
2014-04-12PSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)30.137Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-11-15PSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract29.354Team Roster on 2013-11-15
2013-11-05PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency29.344  
2013-04-10PChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)29.135Team Roster on 2013-04-10
2013-04-04PChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract29.129Team Roster on 2013-04-04
2013-03-22PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cubs29.116  
2012-10-26PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors28.334Team Roster on 2012-10-26
2012-09-07SPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YMinors--Claimed off waivers from Orioles by Cubs28.285Team Roster on 2012-09-07
2012-09-04PBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment28.282Team Roster on 2012-09-04
2012-05-08PBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)28.163Team Roster on 2012-05-08
2012-05-07PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)28.162Team Roster on 2012-05-07
2012-04-27PBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)28.152Team Roster on 2012-04-27
2012-04-25PBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Norfolk (AAA)28.150Team Roster on 2012-04-25
2012-03-26PBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Norfolk (AAA)28.120Team Roster on 2012-03-26
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-09-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-22InjuredDisabled -- Right Forearm Strain 
2010-08-27InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2010-08-16InjuredDisabled -- Right Shoulder Inflammation 
* 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
2006Baltimore Orioles-22155,000-------155,000Signing Bonus out of 2006 Draft (6th round - 175th overall)
2009Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll25400,000-72438-2,746,792400,000555,000
2010Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll26400,000-75730-2,812,412400,000955,000
2011Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27426,5002.1165223282,722,607414,0001,381,500
2012Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28480,000-76037-2,954,887480,0001,861,500
2012Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28480,000-76035-2,954,887480,0001,861,500
* 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